Visitors can interact by putting a capsule of plastic waste in a water tank. Each capsule has a different form of plastic found in everyday life as well as in the ocean. When a capsule of plastic waste is dropped into the tank, the water begins to move and flow, creating a whirlpool. The stronger the whirlpool, the greater the volume of that plastic waste in the sea.
The first country in Southeast Asia to offer incentives to electric vehicle manufacturers and tax reductions on sales of their cars, Thailand is imagining itself as an electric vehicle hub.
Kandal Governor Kong Sophorn said that the filling in was being done by a “company” but did not name Khun Sea Development. He, however, told Thmey Thmey that Khun Sea’s company was doing the reclamation after being granted 70 hectares on a 50-year lease.
The country’s largest national park, Kaeng Krachan Forest Complex, covers 2.9-million rai tacross Ratchaburi, Phetchaburi and Prachuap Khiri Khan provinces, Designation has been rejected three times in part due to human rights violations against Karen villagers.
The military regime is seeking tenders to implement 12 solar power projects to raise foreign currency, with some 40 firms including Thai and Chinese companies planning to make bids.
Alien aquatic species have had extensive impacts on native species, said Mr. Chalermchai Suwanrat, deputy director-general of the Fisheries Department, citing the case of the Blackchin tilapia (Sarotherodon melanotheron), which slipped into some shrimp farms three years ago, causing extensive damage to the farms and native species.
This primer is about ‘the 5Rs’ and land and natural resource politics. The 5Rs is a set of five principles: Recognition, Restitution, Redistribution, Regeneration, and Representation/Resistance. The primer briefly explores the idea of a working people’s program on land and natural resources in Myanmar based on these five principles in the context of a future federal democratic system.
The first stage of the 440km expressway has been been built. The contractor estimates it will take 10 years to build the next three sections from Vangvieng district in Vientiane province to the Chinese border in Luang Namtha province, at a cost of US$6 billion.