Disparity worsens ocean pollution

Ocean plastic pollution is threatening humanity and Thailand cannot escape the blame as one of the world’s worst marine polluters. Although the government has pledged to tackle marine pollution, one thing is certain. Success is out of reach if the state authorities fail to engage local communities as equal partners. According to the Thailand Development […]

Calls for single agency to run nation’s waterways win backing

Water and environmental experts have voiced their support for the idea of establishing an independent central agency to administer Thailand’s canals and rivers, with the caveat that opinions by stakeholders and the public must be taken into account first. The concept was raised by Dr.Adis Israngkura, adviser to the Thailand Development Research Institute (TDRI), who […]