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Prayut calls for action on sea pollution

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has ordered officials to be diligent in solving the kingdom’s rubbish problem after acknowledging that about 40% of waste went into the ocean last year, according to Traisuree Taisaranakul, deputy government spokeswoman.The prime minister yesterday voiced his concerns after being briefed ...

Bangkok Post Reporter

Banking on the sea

Fishing is big business in the South China Sea and Gulf of Thailand. The industry supports a millions of people in the region and accounts for some 10 per cent of total global fisheries production every year.But the region’s success as a seafood exporter has ...

Protecting the seas

Several projects are carried out to assess marine resources within the national marine boundary that benefit coastal provinces.The project is aimed at protecting our marine interests. The ultimate goal is to make our ocean and marine lives sustainable. The goal is in line with the ...

Jetjaras Na Ranong

SDGs In Action: How Thai Union is achieving Goal 14 - Life Below Water

Oceans cover around three-quarters of the Earth’s surface and contain 97% of the water available across the globe. Humanity depends on the oceans for everyday necessities, ranging from access to drinking water and food, the oxygen in the air we breathe and as trade routes ...

Discover the positive benefits delivered by the successful fight against illegal fishing

Since 2015, Thailand has put tremendous efforts into overhauling its entire fishing industry in order to prevent, deter and eliminate illegal, unreported, unregulated (IUU) fishing in Thailand so as to achieve the sustainability of marine resources. The  challenge of overfishing has been comprehensively tackled through ...

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