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PM2.5 Black Smoke Air Pollution Trucks Bangkok Thailand

Bangkok’s Bad Air Returns with PM2.5 Alert Today

Bangkok’s bad air will return in force today through Thursday as particulate matter 2.5 micrometers and smaller (PM2.5) will rise due to air stagnation,...
Thailand Bangkok Smog PM2.5 Air Pollution

Happy New Year Bangkok: Smog Back Until Tuesday

Bangkok’s Pollution Control Department said thick fine dust will blanket the capital region today through Monday due to a mass of stagnant air. Director-General Attapol...
Bangkok Thailand Smog PM2.5 Dust Smoke Air Pollution

PM2.5 Air Pollution Warning for Bangkok Wed-Sat.

Bangkok is expected to face increased air pollution next week  with authorities urging residents to wear face masks and avoid non-essential outdoor activities for...
Haze over Mae Hong Son and Tak

Thailand Presses Neighbors to Control Smoke

Officials from Thailand and three neighboring countries brainstormed how to better curb cross-border smoke and haze. Attapol Charoenchansa, director-general of the Pollution Control Department, led...
Thailand Mangrove Forest in Trat Province

Thailand to Plant More Mangroves to Combat Air Pollution

Thailand plans to increase the amount of land devoted to mangrove forests to combat air pollution. Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha ordered the Ministry of Natural...
Bangkok Thailand Smog Air Pollution PM2.5

Bangkok Tries Again to Control PM2.5

Bangkok City Hall has drafted another plan to cope with the problem of particulate matter 2.5 microns and smaller (PM2.5) that is expected to...

Bangkok, Chiang Mai Air to Worse with PM 2.5 Surge Through Jan. 25

Already bad, Bangkok’s air is about to get worse with dangerous “PM 2.5” dust set to increase further in urban areas through Jan. 25,...

Christmas Eve to Bring ‘Gift’ of Deadly PM 2.5 Smog to Bangkok

Construction halted, schools cancel outdoor activities Dec. 24-29
Bangkok Thailand Traffic Cars Smog Air Pollution PM25

Want to Solve Bangkok’s Bad Air? Get Cars Off Roads, Experts Agree

Environmental academics on Monday brainstormed ideas for how to mitigate Bangkok’s air-pollution disaster, agreeing that a limit on the number of vehicles on the...
Bangkok Bans Trucks to Control PM2.5

Bangkok Banned Trucks Without Planning Where to Park Them During Day

Bangkok banned big trucks but didn’t plan what to do with the heavy vehicles while they waited all day to enter the city limits. The...
Bangkok Heavy Trucks Smog Smoke Black PM2.5

Bangkok Bans Big Trucks Dec. 1 to Control Smog

Bangkok will ban large trucks from city streets during daytimes for three months starting Dec. 1 to mitigate season smog that already has begun. Trucks...
Chiang Mai Smog Dust Haze Pollution Air Thailand

11 Foreign Consulates Bless Chiang Mai 2021 Dust-Prevention Plan

Chiang Mai’s governor apologized to envoys from 11 foreign countries about the northern province’s abysmal air quality and laid out plans to do better...

Bangkok to Detail PM 2.5 Battle Plan Next Week

Bangkok City Hall will announce its plan to tackle fine-dust pollution next week and will implement it on Dec. 1. Gov. Aswin Kwanmuang said Friday...
Thailand Plastic Waste Pollution Dump Landfill Recycle Ocean

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...
Trash left behind by campers at Khao Yai National Park.

Return to Sender: Thai National Park Mails Back Litter to Campers

Nature lovers who flocked to Khao Yai National Park and then spoiled it with trash got their litter returned in the mail, with a...
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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