Greenpeace's Thailand director Tara Buakamsri said immediate action should be taken by the authorities, like reducing the number of cars and closing schools in high-risk areas.
BANGKOK – Thailand is set to deploy rainmaking planes to seed clouds in an effort to tackle the pall of pollution that has shrouded the capital in recent weeks. The weather modification technique involves dispersing chemicals into the air to aid cloud condensation, which should, in theory, result in rain. “The Department of Royal […]
The network estimates that around 8 million tonnes of plastic ends up in oceans each year.
CHAMPUN, Thailand – In February of last year a patch of plastic trash almost 10 kilometers long was seen floating off the coast of the Gulf of Thailand in Chumpon province, prompting a wake-up call about the plastic pollution problem which has become increasingly serious in recent years. Tara Buakamsri, Thailand country director for […]
– CHIANG RAI – Thailand’s Ministry of Public Health has convened a meeting to discuss the ongoing air pollution in nine provinces and is preparing to hand out 290,000 pollution resistant masks to people in all affected areas. While chairing a video conference with local health agencies, Deputy Permanent Secretary of the Public Health Ministry […]
– BEIJING – An oil tanker carrying Iranian crude oil and run by the country’s top oil shipping operator was ablaze and spewing cargo into the East China Sea on Sunday after colliding with a Chinese cargo ship, leaving its 32 crew members missing, the Chinese government said. Thick clouds of dark smoke could be […]
– BANGKOK – The Associate Professor Thon Thamrongnawasawat, vice dean of the fisheries faculty of Kasetsart University, said Sunday that the deaths of two Bruda whales and two whale sharks in the Gulf of Thailand within 70 days show that there is something terribly wrong with the Thai sea. The latest casualty is a […]