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Thai Rice Industry at Risk

Publication | October 12, 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 | September 7, 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 | December 9, 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 | September 2, 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.

"Hands off our rice!"

Feature story | March 18, 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.

Free Thailand's papaya activists!

Feature story | April 27, 2005 at 0:00

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

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

Blog entry by Sirasa Kantaratanakul | August 2, 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...

Anti-Coal Protests in Pak Phanang

Image | April 10, 2012 at 9:45

The Network of Pak Pang River Basin marches to call for a stop of Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT) dirty coal-fired power plant project. Greenpeace stands in solidarity with the people's movement, calling on the Thai government...

Alstom must end days as dirty technology supplier

Feature story | July 3, 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.

Postcard from Thailand - a polluted paradise

Blog entry by Arin de Hoog | July 31, 2013 9 comments

The tiny island of Koh Samet is home to long pale beaches, forests and beautiful geography, but the fine, white sands of this Thai island and the clear blue waters that surround it have been turned sticky and black by crude oil spilled...

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