• Thailand

    56 elephant skeleton fragments found in a Chon Buri mine

    PHOTOS: DNP 56 bones from an elephant skeleton have been found inside a mine area in Chon Buri yesterday. The Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation (DNP) reports that officials and veterinarians yesterday examined the 56 skeleton fragments of a male elephant found inside a mine in Chon Buri, just 300 metre from a protection zone. The elephant was…

  • Krabi

    Krabi residents say no to dolomite mine

    Over a hundred residents in Krabi province have staged a rally against an attempt to operate a dolomite mine in their community. (Dolomite is used for acid neutralisation in the chemical industry, in stream restoration projects, and as a soil conditioner. Dolomite is used as a source of magnesia, a feed additive for livestock, a sintering agent and flux in…