Dam project receives green light from Laos government despite environmental concerns.
Regional issues to be addressed at the meeting include the construction of hydroelectric dams along the Mekong River in Laos and China which have negatively impacted biodiversity.
The cloudy state and high humidity as well as urban heat island in the last few days in the city result in the inability of polluted air to travel upwards as normal. This severely affects residents’ health.
Thailand is now among the world’s biggest contributors of ocean plastic waste. The plastic waste is destroying marine life, the ocean’s ecosystems, and the country’s food security.
As their habitats shrink, wild elephants come close to human settlements in search of food and this leads to human-elephant conflicts. That’s why the killing rate of wild elephants increased.