EARTH Thailand


Thais affected by heavy industries are calling for a closer monitoring of polluters

06 April 2021

Pollution of air, soil and food chain reach extreme levels in Thailand, as shown by the long term measurements conducted by environmental organizations Ecological Alert and Recovery Thailand (EARTH) and Arnika (1). NGOs and communities affected now ask the authorities to introduce a mandatory system to monitor emissions of harmful substances from industrial plants and factories. Data should be reported in a Pollutant Release and Transfer Register (PRTR) - an effective mechanism of public control that has proved its worth in reducing pollution in European countries and has contributed to the safety of communities.


"Increasing Transparency in Industrial Pollution Management in Urban Areas in Thailand"

IPEN SEA Virtual Conference Day One

By Penchom Saetang | 02 November 2020

Penchom Saetang from EARTH in Thailand shared that the primary driver for their advocacy is the urge to expose unsustainable industries in Thailand and find the truth about the components of air that people are breathing in areas near petrochemical industries.


"Citizen Science and the Sustainable Development Goals"

IPEN SEA Virtual Conference Day One

By Rachel Pateman | 02 November 2020

Rachel Pateman of the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) discusses how citizen science has the potential to contribute towards global Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), with a particular emphasis on citizen science in urban environments.


Toxics Free Future

By IPEN 17 June 2011

This short animation from IPEN provides an introduction to Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) and why they are harmful to human health and the environment.