Home Environment


The latest and greatest in breaking daily news around the environment and environmental issues in Pattaya, Phuket, Bangkok, and Thailand.

Donate Food for Street Dogs and Cats at Lotus’s

PRESS RELEASE: Lotus's and Pet Us store are supporting Soi Dog Foundation through their "Feed us at Lotus's" campaign in an effort to help street dogs and cats. From today until December 31, 2023, anyone shopping...

Dugong Rescued After Getting Stuck Near a Beach in Trang During Low Tide

Trang – A dugong was rescued after being found stuck near a beach during low tide at the Libong Island. The Department of Coastal Resources (DMCR) told the Phuket Express that earlier this week they were...

Man Arrested for Illegally Trapping Eight Monkeys in Phang Nga

Phang Nga – A middle-aged man was arrested with eight macaque monkeys that had been illegally trapped which were then seized by relevant officials in the Khura Buri district. On Thursday (November 23rd), a team of...

Sea Turtle Eggs Found on Beach in Phang Nga

Phang Nga - Sea turtle eggs were found on a beach in the Taklua Thung district. Officials from the Marine and Coastal Resources told the Phuket Express that on Tuesday (November 21st) they were notified by...

UPDATE: Second Sea Turtle Impacted by Oil in Phuket Sea

Phuket – A second sea turtle was found impacted by oil in the sea in Phuket. Ecologists said that the oil has had a major impact on marine resources. Our previous stories: Oil stains...

Teachers, medical practitioners join fight to end dog and cat meat trade in Vietnam

PRESS RELEASE: Vietnam’s education sector and traditional medicine community are spearheading efforts to end the dog and cat meat trade – a significant step forward for animal welfare from two of the country’s most influential...

UPDATE: Monkeys Caught after Three-Month-Old Baby Seriously Injured in Phang Nga

Phang Nga – The Phang Nga Governor ordered to catch monkeys after a three-month-old baby was seriously injured from monkey bites. Our previous stories: A three-month old baby has sustained serious injuries after he was attacked by...

Ton Ao Yon Waterfall in Phuket Opens After Temporary Closure

Wichit – Ton Ao Yon Waterfall reopened to the public with time restrictions after a temporary closure to restore the natural environment. Our previous story: The Ton Ao Yon Waterfall in Wichit, Mueang Phuket, temporarily closed...

Three Month Old Baby Seriously Injured after Monkey Attack in Phang Nga

Phang Nga – A three-months old baby has sustained serious injuries after he was attacked by a monkey in Mueang Phang Nga. Ms. Jiraphon Galong, 37, a local resident at Baan Koh Mai Pai, Koh Pan...

Leonid Meteor Shower to be Visible This Weekend Across Thailand

National— On November 15th, 2023, the National Astronomical Research Institute of Thailand (NARIT) publicly announced that a Leonid meteor shower would occur from the evening of November 17th until the early morning of November 18th,...