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Thai Rice Industry at Risk

Publication | 12 October, 2010 at 9:46

Thailand is the largest exporter of rice in the world, and the Thai rice industry is therefore heavily dependent on the perceptions of its export customers. An unintended release of GE rice would disrupt Thailand’s rice grain merchandising...

Activists halt Australian coal export to Thailand

Feature story | 7 September, 2006 at 0:00

Facing down stick-wielding personnel, water-canon-spraying marine police,and gun-wielding navy seals, five Greenpeace activists in Thailand have delayed a shipment of Australian coal from being unloaded at a controversial coal plant in Maptaphut,...

Day 3 of climate protest in Asia

Feature story | 9 December, 2005 at 0:00

From meeting rooms in Montreal to coal-fired power plants in Germany and Thailand to ports hosting shiploads of illegal nuclear waste, Greenpeace has been in action against global warming around the world in the last two weeks.

Rice up against genetic engineering and climate change

Feature story | 2 September, 2009 at 0:00

Today we're celebrating Southeast Asia's rich heritage of rice cultivation with a giant organic work of art -- and reminding governments to protect our most important food crop from the threats of genetic engineering and climate change.

Free Thailand's papaya activists!

Feature story | 27 April, 2005 at 0:00

Why are two activists facing 5 years of prison for exposing an environmental crime?

Alstom must end days as dirty technology supplier

Feature story | 3 July, 2002 at 0:00

Greenpeace wants to remind shareholders attending Alstom's annual general meeting in Paris that the company makes money by selling dirty, polluting coal-based technology to the South.

"Hands off our rice!"

Feature story | 18 March, 2009 at 0:00

The iconic Philippine rice terraces in Ifugao, a UNESCO World Heritage site, have been declared a 'GMO - Free Zone'. And the first 'rice art' was planted in Thailand as a symbol of solidarity against genetically modified rice.

Edison out: The struggle to stop coal fired power plants in Bo Nok and Ban Krut, Thailand

Publication | 1 January, 2002 at 0:00

Imagine if an electricity company tried to build a dirty coal fired power plant on a rural beach near a national park in, say, southern California in 2002. Now, imagine if that coastal area was a breeding ground for whales anddolphins. Most...

Oil Spill In Thailand

Slideshow | 31 July, 2013

Toxic fumes, dying marine life: the reality of PTT's oil spill

Blog entry by Sirasa Kantaratanakul | 2 August, 2013 3 comments

News of an oil leak within the Gulf of Thailand broke on the morning of Saturday, July 27, with reports that 50,000 litres of crude oil had leaked from a pipeline operated by PTT Global Chemical Public Limited just 20 kilometers...

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