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Tourism event on May 29 to focus on innovation and sustainability
THURSDAY, MAY 16, 2024
An industry-level sustainable tourism event is being held on May 29 by education consultant Ekthana Services, aiming to help the hospitality sector meet customer preferences.
Laos signs renewable energy agreement with Thai company
TUESDAY, MAY 14, 2024
Laos has made further progress in achieving its ambitions for clean energy with the signing on Monday by its government of a joint development agreement for investment in the energy sector with Thailand-based alternative energy company Energy Absolute (EA).
Sea boiling deadly to coral, marine scientist observes
SATURDAY, MAY 11, 2024
Assistant Professor Dr Thon Thamrongnawasawat, a marine scientist and lecturer in the Department of Marine Science, Faculty of Fisheries, Kasetsart University, posted on his Facebook: "From the phenomenon of sea boiling, coral bleaches and dies within 10 days."
Heat wave in Southeast Asia closes schools, triggers health alerts
TUESDAY, APRIL 30, 2024
The Philippines has shut down schools and raised concerns about its power grid being overwhelmed, as authorities across Southeast Asia issued health alerts due to an oppressive and potentially lethal heatwave.
Pushes for Green Operations across the entire chain
MONDAY, APRIL 29, 2024
J&T Express released its first ESG Report, highlighting 2023's strides in governance, environmental protection, product/service innovation, security, privacy, and employee growth. Demonstrating its resolve, J&T aims for a sustainable future.
Coca-Cola ranked world No 1 plastic polluter amid Thai trash tsunami
MONDAY, APRIL 29, 2024
Coca-Cola has been identified as the world’s largest plastic polluter, contributing to Thailand's ranking as the fifth-largest contributor to plastic trash in the ocean.
Krungsri aids Japanese corp. & multinationals with ESG investment
FRIDAY, APRIL 26, 2024
Krungsri's JPC/MNC (Japanese corporate and multinational customers) Banking Group has taken significant strides in fostering sustainable social and environmental development while facilitating business expansion for ASEAN and East Asian companies venturing into Thailand.
Mitsubishi Power's 7th M701JAC Gas Turbine starts in Thai GTCC Project
THURSDAY, APRIL 25, 2024
Plants in Rayong and Chonburi are Owned by a Joint Venture Between Gulf Group and Mitsui & Co., Ltd., with a Final Output of 5,300MW from Eight Systems
How sustainable agriculture can help Thailand cope with climate change
THURSDAY, APRIL 25, 2024
Thailand faces the grim prospects of a drought in the first half of the year and floods in the second half, inflicting losses of around 56 billion baht on the economy, according to Kasikorn Research.
Businesses must cooperate with govt to achieve net zero emissions goal: BOI
THURSDAY, APRIL 25, 2024
The Board of Investment (BOI) said that Thailand was fully invested on the idea of going green, and praised the Nation Group for seeing world trends early.
Scientists see link between loss of marine life and disappearing seagrass
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 24, 2024
Marine researchers are drawing attention to the loss of seagrass beds, and their findings indicate a correlation with loss of marine life, according to a panel of regional marine scientists.
Chula's Yeast Fuel soon expands for aerospace industry
TUESDAY, APRIL 23, 2024
Researchers from Chulalongkorn University have made use of forage grass to feed microorganisms and convert the resulting fat into jet fuel. They aim to expand petroleum-based oil replacement production to reduce impacts on human health and the environment.
Earth Day: Senator's 50-year-old idea inspires modern environmental activism
MONDAY, APRIL 22, 2024
Millions of people around the world will pause on Monday, at least for a moment, to mark Earth Day. It’s an annual event founded by people who hoped to stir activism to clean up and preserve a planet that is now home to some 8 billion humans and assorted trillions of other organisms.