Bangkok-based, corporate-sponsored, Sustainable Rice Project works with thousands of farmers in countries like Thailand and Vietnam to give them a score based on climate change and sustainability guidelines.
The containers were reportedly loaded with “dolls and toys”, but after the disastrous fire it was declared that the dolls and toys were actually calcium hypochlorite, a flammable and potentially dangerous chemical.
The Ministry of Environment wants to highlight the “brutality” of people, despite international conservation organisation Wildlife Alliance calling for them to be destroyed.
Survivors of Laos’ worst flooding in decades are at odds with the government after land they were promised in compensation was granted to a Chinese-backed firm to grow bananas.
UN Environment and the Climate and Clean Air Coalition announced they will be supporting Thailand’s Pollution Control Department to assess the impact of canal transport on air pollution in Bangkok.
A recent, tragic accident was preventable and represents the latest result form a lack of political will and long-standing policy failures that have, if anything, worsened under the “Democracy” government.