#Thailand

Two New Studies Revealed POPs Pollution across Thailand

Two New Studies Revealed POPs Pollution across Thailand

Investigations proved toxic contamination in pollution hotspots in Thailand. It is caused, in particular, by dioxins and other persistent organic pollutants (POPs). High...

Fish samples from hot spots in Thailand contain toxic mercury

Fish samples from hot spots in Thailand contain toxic mercury

Everyday food of hundreds of thousands people living in Thailand is contaminated with mercury, and this happenthrough the consumption of various fish species according to a new...

Heavy metals in water - serious pollution concentration found near industrial areas in Thailand

Heavy metals in water - serious pollution concentration found near industrial areas in Thailand

Environmentalists revealed that the industrial pollution has become more intensified in these two years. Sediments of water sources near the industrial areas contain high...

EU-Funded Study Finds High Lead Levels in Paints in Seven Asian Countries: Children Ages 0-6 Risk Permanent and Lifelong Damage

EU-Funded Study Finds High Lead Levels in Paints in Seven Asian Countries: Children Ages 0-6 Risk Permanent and Lifelong Damage

The majority of household paints analyzed in seven Asian countries contain unsafe levels of lead; would not meet regulatory standards established in most highly industrialized...

International Conference Discussed Toxic Substances, Experts Require Stricter Control

International Conference Discussed Toxic Substances, Experts Require Stricter Control

What was the beginning of the autumn affairs in 1989 that finally lead to a fundamental change of political situation in the former Czechoslovakia? Demonstrations in the then...

A new study shows that high mercury concentrations are present in fish and human hair from all over the world

A new study shows that high mercury concentrations are present in fish and human hair from all over the world

Today, an international network of non-governmental organisations, IPEN, published a study which focuses upon the contamination of certain regions of our planet by toxic mercury....

Arnika helps Asia to eliminate hazardous lead-containing paints

Arnika helps Asia to eliminate hazardous lead-containing paints

The global project Eliminate Lead in Paint has been launched in Bangkok during a meeting of non-governmental organizations from seven Asian countries and the international...