Fishing community in Nakhon Si Thammarat

Foto | 6. Juni, 2012

Fishermans prepare the net they used for fishing. People of Pak Phanang river basin oppose Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand's (EGAT) Now the river is threatened by Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand's (EGAT) plans to build a coal-fired power plant in the area. The community relies on rich but fragile natural resources, which are threatened by the proposed plant. Nakon Sri Thammarat province is one of the country's major food producers. Nearshore fishery, shrimp farming, bird nest collecting, and rice farming are the main source of livelihood of thousands of people in the province.04/07/2012