Authorities must take the air pollution problem in Bangkok seriously and strictly enforce mitigation measures to protect people’s health, academics said, while warning of serious financial costs to match.
Not only are they confronted with land dispossession, they’re faced with knowledge appropriation developed through the ages.
The core task of this unit mainly focuses on rosewood because the species is rare in the country: official.
The railway project, expected to be completed in 2021, has displaced more than 4,400 families from their land.
Villagers claimed they were evicted from their land to pave way for a property development project owned by a well-connected family without any compensation.
An arrest warrant was issued for her last August over serious “wood-poaching” offences.
“We also seek opinions from the local people,” says permanent secretary of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation.
A social enterprise in Siem Reap came up with innovative solutions to the accumulating wastes at the tourism hot spot of Siem Reap. It “upcycles” refuse into biofuel, soap and durable goods.
Grassroot forest protection group’s 7th Monitoring Report, published Monday, also says that the government is making the situation worse by requiring permits to patrol the forest.
“We need to be thinking about everything we build in the context of mitigating climate-change impact.,” says its designer.