The call for a moratorium on dam-building is the least risky option and only way to protect Mekong fisheries and its riparian people.
MORE THAN 2,000 families are still living within an area vulnerable to landslides and pollution from the Mae Moh lignite mine, despite the Supreme Administrative Court order.
Australian mining firm Medusa Mining has announced plans to begin exploration for gold, copper and oil in Kratie province’s Prek Kampi commune, about 35 kilometres west of a stretch of the Mekong River that is home to endangered river dolphins. Medusa Mining signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Sea Resources, which was granted exclusive […]
“People are suffering from dizziness and vomiting because of the foul smell of the coal smoke,” says local youth organization.
Study finds excessive levels of the metal, which can seriously harm unborn children, in women from Alaska to Indonesia, due to gold mining, industrial pollution and fish-rich diets
People affected by emissions from a coal mine project of Thai companies in Tanintharyi Region have urged the Thai authorities to take action.
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Negotiations between the Thai government and Australia’s Akara Resources are progressing toward the reopening of the company’s closed mine in Phichit.
Provinces in the Mekong Delta have run out of sand for construction at a time when many key infrastructure works are in progress.