#Thailand

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 22. 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 investigate the industrial hot spots in Khok Sa-ad sub district, Kalasin province. The area is infamous for Thailand’s largest e-waste dump,...

NGOs call for a ban on imports of plastic and electronic waste

NGOs call for a ban on imports of plastic and electronic waste

Even though Thailand already has enough of their own waste, imports of plastic and electronic waste is a severe problem Thailand has been facing in the last years - mainly after...

Local cases in Thailand continuously prove how necessary introduction of the PRTR is

Local cases in Thailand continuously prove how necessary introduction of the PRTR is

Within our joint project, Arnika’s long-term partner - EARTH Thailand - is carefully monitoring the hotspots of industrial pollution and watching local cases to protect the...

Nong Phawa villagers sue Win Process company demanding environmental restoration and compensation for agricultural losses

Nong Phawa villagers sue Win Process company demanding environmental restoration and compensation for agricultural losses

The villagers of Nong Phawa sue Win Process company for releasing pollutants into local waterways, causing widespread damage to local environments and farmlands. The villagers...

Environmental NGOs call for hazardous waste exports and “dirty recycling” to end worldwide

Environmental NGOs call for hazardous waste exports and “dirty recycling” to end worldwide

In recognition of World Environment Day 2021, the NGOs EARTH and Arnika (1) have called for an end to hazardous waste exports and dirty recycling industries through the universal...

Thais affected by heavy industries are calling for closer monitoring of polluters

Thais affected by heavy industries are calling for closer monitoring of polluters

Pollution of air, soil, and the food chain has reached extreme levels in Thailand, as shown by the long-term measurements conducted by the environmental organizations Ecological...