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Mekong River drops to lowest level in a century around Thai, Lao, Myanmar border

Water levels in the Mekong River are now at the lowest point in a century as of July 19, lower…

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Thai PM has “grave concerns”, orders army to be on standby over drought in north

PHOTO: Thai army water trucks are on standby to help northern farmers Acknowledging the severity of the potential crisis looking…

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“Worst drought in living memory”, Thai farmers in the north

Parts of Thailand are facing their worst drought in 50 years. Farmers in some parts of the north and north east…

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Phuket’s water shortage solution – pump it from the mainland

For the Thai island surrounded by water, Phuket now faces acute water shortage problems and local officials are scurrying for…

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National agenda will be prepared for dugong conservation in Thailand

PHOTO: Natural Resources and Environment Minister Varawut Silpa-archa in Koh Libong, Trang, yesterday/Facebook Speaking to reporters during a trip to Koh…

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Controversial “Law of the Jungle” episode in Thailand pulled by South Korea’s SBS

In an official statement, South Korean TV network SBS says it has pulled an episode of the massively popular “Law…

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“Thailand shouldn’t have water problems” – a personal view

OPINION Post from a concerned Phuket resident who is worried about the future of the island's most precious resource, fresh…

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Dengue alert declared in The Philippines

PHOTO: Philippine Star Dengue cases have doubled in Thailand this year. And in The Philippines a similar situation is unfolding.…

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Koh Phi Phi dugong died from a gastrointestinal infection

PHOTO: Department of National Parks, Wildlife & Plant Conservation Another dead dugong was discovered over the weekend off Koh Phi…

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Another sea turtle saved from a random trawling net in Phuket

PHOTOS: Andaman Flying Tiger Today (July 15), local seniors have discovered a sea turtle trapped inside an old fishing net…

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Fishermen find dead leatherback turtle on Saun Son beach, Rayong

PHOTO: Department of Marine and Coastal Resources A group of fishermen in Rayong, eastern Thailand, found a dead leatherback turtle…

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Visiting time to see baby dugong Mariam is now restricted

Tourists and local well-wishers are flocking to get a glimpse of 'Mariam'. She's become an internet hit. But that's also…

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Thailand’s Dengue Fever infections highest in five years

The Thai Bureau of Epidemiology, at the Department of Disease Control, reports that there have been 44,671 cases of dengue fever…

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Farmers resort to household waste water to save their crops in Suphan Buri

PHOTO: Thai PBS Some farmers in Don Jedi district of Suphan Buri, one of Thailand's “rice bowl” provinces, are turning…

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Phuket’s looming high season water crisis

PHOTOS: Siraphat Kanphonngam Water shortages are almost a certainty for Phuket in the next high season with the rainfall for this…

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Korean TVs “Law of the Jungle” leaves viewers dismayed about Thai episodes

Thailand's 'Post Today', is reporting that South Korean TV viewers were dismayed when they learned that the production crew and…

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Dolphin sightings in Phang Nga Bay near Phuket – VIDEO

Rangers working in the Phang Nga Bay Marine National Park have reported sightings of bottlenose dolphins in Phang Nga Bay.…

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Green sea turtle found dead in a fish trap off Krabi national park

PHOTO: thaipost.net Officers from the Nopparat Thara Beach - Phi Phi Islands National Park, yesterday (Monday) removed a metal fish trap from the…

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Thai Mekong People’s Network takes on China over Mekong River management

PHOTO: Airpaz Blog Local residents and environmentalists living along the Thai banks of the Mekong River spent the weekend in…

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Green Island – Thailand’s fully self-sufficient tropical paradise

For those wishing to escape the hectic life, spend a peaceful getaway in the embrace of Thai nature, and take…

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