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Thailand: Paradise Lost? Part 1.

by guest blogger Kent Bowie Thailand has seen rampant tourist development and expansion over the past 25+ years, but at…

1 week ago

First year report card for Thailand’s battle against plastics

"Plastic waste is a major environmental problem because it takes hundreds of years to degrade." Yesterday was World Environment Day,…

2 weeks ago

Thailand to ban three kinds of plastic by end of this year

By the end of 2019 Thailand will be free from three types of plastic – microbeads, cap seals and oxo-degradable…

4 weeks ago

“The water is black and horrible” – Pattaya Beach

PHOTOS: Sophon TV Sophon TV, ever watchful on the state of Pattaya's beaches, reports that a 2.6 kilometre stretch of…

1 month ago

Garbage found inside a dead sea turtle on Kamala beach

PHOTO: Nijut Kamala / Newshawk Phuket Fishing equipment and other rubbish has been found inside a large dead sea turtle…

1 month ago

Polystyrene containers ditched by Southern province

by Somchai Samart You would expect the Capital to lead the way. But this time it's one of Thailand's southern…

3 months ago

Sea turtle dies after getting tangled in a fishing net – Prachuap Khiri Khan

PHOTOS: The Wild Animal Rescue Foundation of Thailand A series of photos that convey everything we should be concerned about…

3 months ago

Shoppers said ‘no’ to 237 million plastic bags at 7-11 in three months

More than 237 million plastic bags have been left unused at Thailand’s 7-eleven stores in the past three months –…

3 months ago

Thailand to ban import of plastic waste

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment is proposing to the Thai cabinet a total ban on the import of…

3 months ago

Saying no to ‘Say No’ campaigns – Tackling Thailand’s plastic bag problem

Some timid but long overdue steps are now being taken towards reducing Thailand’s plastic waste. Baby steps to start with…

4 months ago

169 million plastic bags unused at 7-eleven stores in two months

More than 169 million plastic bags have been left unused at Thailand’s 7-eleven stores in the past two months -…

4 months ago

Pattaya housing project shuffles the garbage around but annoys neighbors

A housing project in East Pattaya is generating so much rubbish it is causing a major annoyance to local residents.…

4 months ago