Illegal logging, encroachment found in Narathiwat

A total of 36 rai of forest on Sankalakhiri mountain range in Chanae district of this southern province has been illegally cleared by encroachers, forest protection officials said.Acting on information from local villagers, Gen Jatuporn Kalampasut, director of the intelligence office of the Region 4 ...

Bangkok Post Reporter

SPECIAL REPORT: Blood-hued Phayung almost gone as corrupt officials pave way for logging

BY KAENG E-KHIEW Waterfall in northeastern Buntrik-Yod Mon Wildlife Sanctuary a mature male elephant lay dead, with traces of a highly volatile bullet left in its mouth and its bud. Another AK47 bullet was found buried in its ribs.A check of camera traps installed one ...

Piyaporn Wongruang

Natural Resources and Environment Minister orders probe into international capitalist behind illegal logging

The Natural Resources and Environment Minister, Gen. Surasak Karnjanarat, has ordered relevant agencies to investigate and take legal action against an international capitalist group supporting illegal logging activities, following the bust of “Mulan” timber trade network.Keep reading ...

Tanakorn Sangiam

Chiang Rai forestry official fired over illegal logging

A temporary Royal Forestry Department official in Chiang Rai has been sacked for allegedly helping illegal loggers transport timber near the Mekong River. More than 20 logs and at least 100 processed planks were trucked to the department’s Forest Protection Unit in Chiang Saen district ...

The Nation Reporter

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