Factsheet: Budget & Manpower for Forest Conservation in Thailand

A study executed by Prinyarat Laengcharoen, a researcher in Natural Resources and Environment Program at Thailand Development Research Institute, indicates that there is fiscal imbalance in certain medium-to-large-sized protected areas: they are guarded by a small amount of rangers with less average budget than the small-sized protected areas (the estimate number is calculated from 79 […]

Tainted water saga has roots in poor policy

Adis Israngkura na Ayudhya For the past 15 years, the villagers of tambon Nam Pu, Ratchaburi’s Muang district, have complained about toxic wastewater from an industrial waste treatment plant that has contaminated their water sources. Little has been done to ease their plight. The villagers said water in the Nam Pu creek is so tainted, […]