Measuring the pollution of hot spots in Thailand, spring 2016

29.10.2017 - THAILAND

Chemical contamination of various origin is still widely present around Thailand. The most problematic pollutants are the unintentionally produced ones or a historical reminiscence of Thai agricultural boom in 1950s and 1960s. Many of the substances in question are highly accumulative, some of them even carcinogenic. Arnika, together with Ecological Alert and Recovery - Thailand (EARTH) analyzed samples from most polluted areas in the country. Read more...

Photo: Ondrej Petrlik / Arnika

This gallery was prepared and published as a part of the project “Increasing Transparency in Industrial Pollution Management through Citizen Science” funded by the European Union (EU) and co-funded by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic within the Framework of the Transition Promotion Programme – a financial assistance programme supporting democracy and human rights using the Czech Republic’s experience with social transition and democratization.

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