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    It's easy being green, even in Map Ta Phut

    News, Nauvarat Suksamran, Published on 08/09/2018

    » News of chemical leaks and pollution caused by industrial plants has tarnished the reputation of the industrial sector. Factories are often demonised as the destroyers of the environment and livelihoods of local people.


    Bangkok by the sea

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 08/02/2018

    » If tourists have only a day to spend in the Thai capital and want to relax by the sea, Bang Khun Thian is a nice choice. Bang Khun Thian is a Bangkok district of which a certain part of its shoreline forms part of the Gulf of Thailand. You can enjoy a boat ride, see a mangrove forest along Phitthayalongkorn Canal, visit shrimp and blood cockle farms, and savour tasty yet cheap seafood at a homestay.

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    Mangrove coast project bears fruit

    News, Supoj Wancharoen, Published on 27/03/2018

    » The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) has managed to plant 50 rai of mangrove forest to stem coastal erosion in Bang Khunthian district, according to Bangkok governor Aswin Kwanmuang.


    A monarch's vision

    Life, Karnjana Karnjanatawe, Published on 12/10/2017

    » More than 30 years ago, the treeless hill of Khao Chi On in Chon Buri was dry and barren. The lack of natural water adversely affected the farmers in Sattahip and Bang Lamung areas. When the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej made royal visits to Wat Yansangwararam, a Buddhist monastery under the royal patronage of the king, he took note of the farmers' misery.

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    Another pearl of the Andaman

    Life, Published on 19/07/2018

    » Once voted Thailand's third-nicest city to live in, Ranong is abundant with beautiful natural and cultural attractions ranging from beaches, islands, mountains, caves and waterfalls to temples.


    Learning from nature

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 01/06/2017

    » Travelling along the Gulf of Thailand's coast from Samut Sakhon to Prachuap Khiri Khan non-stop takes around three hours. Tourists can go slowly and stop at some of the many attractions along the shore, including beaches and mangroves. One of several must-sees is the Sirinart Rajini Mangrove Forest Learning Centre, an outstanding example of human effort to turn overexploited land into a mangrove in Pran Buri.


    Ecotourism success story

    Business, Chadamas Chinmaneevong, Published on 07/09/2015

    » It all began with the need to feed their families. Today, the small cluster of people in Ban Bo Hin community who run a successful homestay have become an ecotourism model for other villages.

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    Attitude camps, course and detainee lists readied

    Wassana Nanuam, Published on 01/04/2016

    » "Re-education" camps for seven-day attitude adjustment courses for frequent government critics have been prepared nationwide and a list of potential detainees has been compiled, according to the army chief.

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    Philippines 'breaks world tree-planting record'

    AFP, Published on 28/09/2014

    » MANILA - Philippine officials said Saturday they had set a new world record for the most trees planted in an hour, with 3.2 million seedlings sown as part of a national forestation programme.


    Getting it right from Step one

    Life, Published on 18/10/2012

    » There is very little to question about whether businesses should adopt CSR, as others expect it and even demand it as an inevitability instead of just striving for maximum profits.

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