#Thailand

International cooperation is the answer to global pollution, scientists confirmed at the Prague conference

International cooperation is the answer to global pollution, scientists confirmed at the Prague conference

15 September 2022, PRAGUE/JAKARTA/BANGKOK – The international BioDetectors conference took place in Prague on 13-14 September and was attended by experts worldwide. They can use...

Thai court rules in record speed that authorities neglected their duty to protect the environment

Thai court rules in record speed that authorities neglected their duty to protect the environment

An administrative court in the Thai town of Nakhon Sawan said four authorities had neglected their duties regarding a dangerous landfill in Petchaboon province, despite having...

Australia is still dumping waste in Asia

Australia is still dumping waste in Asia

9 August 2022, BANGKOK/CANBERRA - Thailand’s Minister for the Environment has ordered the repatriation of 130 tonnes of Australian waste, imported into the country as paper and...

People in Thailand endangered by hazardous smoke from a burning factory

People in Thailand endangered by hazardous smoke from a burning factory

On June 16, 2022, a fire was reported at the site of the Wax Garbage Recycle Centre Company in the Nam Pu subdistrict, Ratchaburi Province, Thailand. Although many citizens...

Thai CSOs urge the government to consider their PRTR proposal

Thai CSOs urge the government to consider their PRTR proposal

July 4, 2022, Bangkok/ Prague – EARTH Thailand [1] , together with Arnika Association (Czech Republic) [2] , call on the Thai parliament and government to accept the upcoming...

A Thai activist: stricter limits on POPs and proper categorization of e-waste will reduce its importation into Thailand

A Thai activist: stricter limits on POPs and proper categorization of e-waste will reduce its importation into Thailand

A conference of the Parties to the Basel, Rotterdam, and Stockholm (BRS) Conventions is happening in Geneva. A delegation from the NGO Ecological Alert and Recovery – Thailand...

Arnika’s interventions at BRS meeting: Health and environment must be the priority criterion

Arnika’s interventions at BRS meeting: Health and environment must be the priority criterion

Arnika’s lead expert Jindřich Petrlík and IPEN Global Researcher based in Arnika Jitka Straková called for improvements of the Stockholm convention in their interventions at the...

BRS side event: POPs threaten the global circular economy

BRS side event: POPs threaten the global circular economy

An important conference of parties of Basel, Rotterdam, and Stockholm conventions takes place in Geneva these days. Arnika and the International Pollutants Elimination Network...

Cancer-causing Dioxins and PCBs Threaten the Food Supply and Human Health Globally

Cancer-causing Dioxins and PCBs Threaten the Food Supply and Human Health Globally

2 June 2022, GOTHENBURG / PRAGUE / NAIROBI / JAKARTA / YAOUNDÉ / ACCRA / LIBREVILLE / BANGKOK / MONTEVIDEO / CHISINAU / SAN FRANCISCO / BEIJING / DAKAR – A new review of data...

Stricter international limits for hazardous chemicals will help to stop waste imports into Thailand

Stricter international limits for hazardous chemicals will help to stop waste imports into Thailand

31 May 2022, Bangkok/Prague – EARTH Thailand, together with the Arnika Association (Czech Republic) and the International Pollutants Elimination Network (IPEN) [1], will call on...

Thai activists sue the government for insufficient activity against PM2.5 pollution

Thai activists sue the government for insufficient activity against PM2.5 pollution

Representatives from civil society organizations (CSOs) and environmental advocates filed a lawsuit against three Thai public departments on March 22nd. They did so after a joint...

Environmental Experts Investigate the Toxic E-waste Dump in Kalasin

Environmental Experts Investigate the Toxic E-waste Dump in Kalasin

An international team of experts investigates the industrial hot spots in the Khok Sa-ad sub-district, Kalasin province. The area is infamous for Thailand’s largest e-waste dump,...