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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...

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...

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...

NGOs: Governments need new tools to control air pollution urgently

NGOs: Governments need new tools to control air pollution urgently

After two years, the Central Jakarta court still has not announced the decision of a Citizen Lawsuit (CLS) demanding clean air for Jakarta. Thirty-two people submitted a CLS in...

Transparent pollution control for Indonesia. “We want to see blue skies again”

Transparent pollution control for Indonesia. “We want to see blue skies again”

The non-governmental organizations (NGO) Nexus3 Foundation from Indonesia and Arnika from the Czech Republic have launched a new project aiming to help with controlling and...

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...

Dirty recycling in Thailand destroys the environment and the livelihood of local people. A register of polluters and the “right to know” can change this

Dirty recycling in Thailand destroys the environment and the livelihood of local people. A register of polluters and the “right to know” can change this

The Pollution Control Department has lately stepped up for a decisive legal action against the polluting factory belonging to the Win Process Company. This comes after a decade...

Today paves the way for the future: European ECO Forum Statement to the MOP in Budva 2017

Today paves the way for the future: European ECO Forum Statement to the MOP in Budva 2017

"The Aarhus Convention has never been more relevant or more needed," can be read in an European ECO Forum's declaration. This statement was released to the 6th MOP to the Aarhus...