Fearing an environmental crisis that could end their traditional way of life, a local protest group in Sakon Nakhon is fighting against a Chinese mining project.
Chinese efforts to obtain a cheap source of a crop-boosting mineral are raising fears of an environmental crisis among farming communities in Thailand.
The Isaan Record06/30/2019
Communities in Sakon Nakhon province fear China’s investment in potash mining could imperil agriculture and the environment. A photo story by Visarut Sankham.
Nationwide only one percent of the country’s 23 million farmers practice organic agriculture. But in Yasothon almost fifty percent of the farmers grow organically.