Main problem is the country is “awash in excess electricity”. International norm is for electricity generation capacity to be about 115%, Thailand’s is around 140%.
On Thursday, dozens of people from Chana, the affected district in Songkhla province, camped out near the prime minister’s office in Bangkok to protest the government’s plans for constructing the sprawling industrial park.
The government will provide support such as seeds and techniques for coffee plantation expansion in the eastern and hilly areas.
Human rights and environmental conservation are inseparable – and the nations of Southeast Asia should treat them as such.
“A practice to transform retired petroleum platform jackets into artificial reefs to provide habitat for marine life has been successful in many territories around the world such as the Gulf of Mexico, Brunei, and Malaysia.” [PR News]
Southeast Asian countries rank among the worst in the world for forest loss, climate-related disasters, and air pollution.
Until this snake was found, keeled scales had only been recorded in 13 species, six of which were from Vietnam.
Much of Thailand’s food ends up on the garbage heap. It’s a waste and bad for the climate. Now the country is trying to improve its trash management system and make it more environmentally friendly.
The Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC) has approved a $1 billion 700 megawatt (mW) coal-fired power plant in Koh Kong.
“We have made it clear that we are committed to addressing the mounting challenges facing the basin and to bringing about responsible developments that further improve living standards for the poor,”