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TAT, Thai Navy to Stress Marine Safety, Conservation to Push Sustainable Tourism

The Tourism Authority of Thailand and Royal Thai Navy will promote marine safety and conservation of marine natural resources to fuure tourists to further...
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Thailand Takes Step Toward Carbon-Neutral Tourism; Aims for Net Zero Emissions

The Tourism Authority of Thailand has signed a Memorandum of Understanding to drive Thailand towards zero-emission tourism with seven partner public and private organizations. The...
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UNESCO Lists Chiang Mai’s Doi Chiang Dao as Biosphere Reserve

UNESCO is preparing to announce that Thailand’s Doi Chiang Dao, part of a karst geological mountain range in Chiang Mai Province, will be designate...
Green Sea Turtle Eggs found on Thailand Libong Island first time in 10 years

Sea Turtle Eggs Found on Trang Island for First Time in Decade

Villagers and local officials on Libong Island in Trang Province were delighted Monday to discover sea turtles were laying eggs there again for the...
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Bangkok Volunteers Clean Mess, Graffiti Left Behind by Anti-Government Protestors

Bangkok residents came out to clean up after this week’s messy protest outside the Royal Thai Police headquarters. Volunteers gathered Thursday in front of Pathumwanaram...
The Mekong River in Chiang Khan district, Thailand. (Image: Engdao Wichitpunya / Alamy)

Thailand Under Pressure to Thwart Laos, China’s Sanakham Dam Project

Opponents say a refusal to buy power from the dam could stymie its progress saving the Mekong’s ecosystem
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Fishing, Boat Anchoring Banned on Sensitive Reefs in 5 Provinces

The Department of Marine and Coastal Resources has banned fishing and boats from anchoring in sensitive areas of five provinces to protect coral and...
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Despite Horrendous Green Record, Thailand Cuts Environment Funding for ’21

A group of legislators from Thailand – among the world’s worst air and ocean polluters with a long track record of exploiting endangered wildlife...
Lumpini Park is a rare oasis of green in the middle of Bangkok's Silom business district. (Photo: Bangkok Herald)

‘Nuisance’ Trees, ‘Unnecessary’ Parks Taking Root as Bangkok Slowly Gets Greener

Environmental movement branches out, converting concrete-loving stalwarts
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Plant a Tree in Thailand From Your Phone

Too lazy to pick up a shovel and get your hands dirty? Locked out of Thailand but love the Land of Smiles? Now you...
Mekong River Commission – Joint Project on Flood and Drought Management

Facebook to Send Flood, Drought Alerts to Lower Mekong Communities

Residents and local governments along the Lower Mekong can now get flood alerts and drought-monitoring information through Facebook under a new partnership with the...
Thailand tor return 360 animals to wild in chaiyaphum

360 Animals to Be Returned to Wild

Hundreds of animals will be returned to the wild in Chiayaphum under a project run by the Phu Khiao Wildlife Sanctuary. Natural Resources and Environment...
Scuba Divers Unite for Underwater Cleanup in Chumphon

Foreign, Thai Divers Unite for Underwater Cleanup in Chumphon

Thai and foreign scuba divers cleaned up trash and restored coral reels in a rehabilitation project at Thailand’s Chumphon Islands National Park. More than 20...
Bangkok Electric Ferry Boat

Electric Ferry Service for Bangkok Canal Delayed Until December

The launch of electric-boat service on Bangkok’s Phadung Krung Kasem Canal now will start in December, a month later than originally announced. Bangkok Metropolitan Administration...
Dead Sea Turtle Jomtien Beach Pattaya Lottery 1

Betting on Dead Turtles Brings Only Bad Luck in Pattaya

Never bet on a dead turtle. That’s certain to be what a group of Pattaya locals will be telling themselves later today after trying to...
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Electric Boat Tested for Bangkok Saen Saeb Canal Service

The Marine Department called the first test run of an electric boat for the Saen Saeb Canal a success, saying it will improve passenger...
Saensuk Subdistrict Mayor Narongchai Kunplome collects garbage on Koh Chang

Chonburi ‘Godfather’s’ Son Collects Garbage, Likes on Koh Chang Beach

The youngest son of late Chonburi “godfather” Somchai “Kanman Poh” Kunplome has spent years trying to keep Bangsaen Beach clean. But over the holiday...
Bang Tao Beach Polluted Garbage Phuket Thailand 2

30 Russians to Clean Filthy Phuket Beach Today

About 30 Russians will join Phuket volunteers today to clean up Bang Tao Beach, which was closed Sunday after waves of garbage washed ashore. Cherng...
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Scuba Divers Clean 1 Ton of Garbage from Phangnga Reefs, Beaches

Scuba divers and environmentalists collected more than a ton of garbage form beaches and undersea reefs off Phangnga’s Koh Yao. About 100 local administrators, marine...
Frenchman Nathan Sorinand his friend, Sirawit Chanchota, have been collecting plastic waste on Krabi beaches for the past two months.

Frenchman Praised for Picking Trash from Krabi Beach

A Frenchman and his Thai pal won kudos for collecting garbage from beaches in Krabi Province during the Covid-19 lockdown. The 24-year-old student, Nathan Sorin,...
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