Harmful algal blooms are turning lakes across the Northeast green resulting in environmental and human health issues. Anthony C. Kuster proposes a cost-effective remedy to expedite lake restoration that has only recently come to Thailand.
Locals in Mueang Phia were ready to put up fierce opposition against the construction of a sugar mill and power plant close to their homes. But in an unexpected move this week, the company announced to postpone the project that is feared will pollute the air and damage the delicate ecosystem of Lake Lawa.
The Isaan Record17/05/2019
Almost 27 years ago, communities in the Rasi Salai lost the wetlands, central to their lives, to a dam that flooded the surrounding lands. Thousands of families are still waiting to be compensated to this day. An economic valuation could measure the loss and its monetary value and help determine appropriate compensation.
The Isaan Record07/12/2018
Last weekend, over 1,000 people gathered at the annual rice ceremony in Rasi Salai District in Si Sa Ket Province. The agricultural ceremony plays an important role for the region.
The Isaan Record30/01/2018
The severity of floods in the Northeast might be avoidable argues Chainarong Sretthachau, a Mahasarakham University lecturer and environmental activist.