Balancing a love for wildlife with the demand for fossil fuel

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In today’s world, when we think about preserving wildlife, it’s rare that you can mix it with the continuous use of oil and gas. The negative effects of fossil fuels on nature have long been publicized in the media. Amongst the most recent was the effects of unused oil and gas, its surrounding environment and most […]

If the jungle doesn’t get you the mushrooms will

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The villages of Northern Thailand are surrounded by densely forested hills (jungle to the locals). Apart from wild plants and herbs the damp dark tropical forest floor gives birth to numerous varieties of wild mushrooms. Many villagers, who seem oblivious to the possible dangers, still go deep into the jungle in search of the highly prized […]

Thailand’s beaches return to nature

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Thailand’s beaches A massive clean-up operation, by the ruling Military, during June and the first week of July has seen Phuket’s beaches restored to their natural condition. Encroachment on Thailand’s beaches, which are public property, and private profiteering have been targeted but whether this is a temporary measure or a permanent move remains to be seen.