Published: Oct 25, 2019
Chiang Mai’s Energy Research and Development Institute – Nakornping, together with the faculties of Engineering and Agriculture, came up with a full waste-management technology in 2016 in line with the university’s green strategy.
Published: Jun 10, 2019
A Facebook user, who had voiced objection to a motorcycle rally planned to be held this month in a national park in Tak’s Mae Ramat district, posted an update on Monday, thanking the Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation (DNP) for confirming that motor races were banned in national parks and wildlife sanctuaries.
Published: Apr 23, 2019
Forbidden trees like teak and rosewood grown on private plots can now be registered online for trade purposes, thanks to a new application that became available to the public on Monday.
Published: Mar 01, 2019
With Potentially high benefits at stake, Thailand is moving toward allowing the harvesting of some tree species, which is currently banned unless special permission is obtained.
Published: Feb 19, 2019
LANDOWNERS will be able to cut down up to 171 “reserved” and “rare” timber species growing on their properties without having to seek permission from the authorities, once an amendment to the Forest Act is published in the Royal Gazette in the next two months.
Published: Jan 09, 2019
Seeking to purge all the “bad apples”, the Royal Forest Department (RFD) is trying to determine whether six of its officials recently sacked for selling protected phayung (Siamese rosewood) to a Chinese investor had links to a transnational logging and smuggling gang and whether any other officials were involved.
Published: Dec 16, 2018
SOMSAK SAE-LAO, an assistant village chief in the small Nan community of Pang Kob, still has no idea whether his villagers could be subject to any benefits for helping protect surrounding forest under a global scheme known as REDD+, if implemented here.
Published: Dec 02, 2018
THE ROYAL Forestry Department is going after some people who had released three letters accusing its former deputy director-general of being involved in bribery in a high-profile logging case for his promotion to the position of director-general.
Published: Oct 15, 2018
The Royal Forestry Department (RFD) has sacked another forest patrol officer, this time in Kamphaeng Phet province, after a teak log was found to have fallen from a pickup truck allegedly driven by him during a chase.