Korat-Farang.com

Green Energy - Fighting Poverty with Green Energy in Rural Thailand

Tyger Tyger · 2 · 3714

0 Members and 4 Guests are viewing this topic.

Offline Tyger Tyger

  • KFers in Korat
  • Member
  • *****
    • Posts: 403
Fighting Poverty with Green Energy in Rural Thailand

In one of Thailand's poorest provinces, green innovations are being experimented to help locals earn more money while saving the environment
full article khaosodenglish.com

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xut4v75zdhY" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xut4v75zdhY</a>

Here’s 5 Green Tech That Could Help Lift Thai Farmers Out of Poverty

As PM2.5 air pollution rose to a toxic high in Bangkok and other parts of Thailand, the public turned its attention once again to the long-tolerated practice of open field burning – to get rid of dead vegetation, rice residue, weeds, and clear the lands for the next crop cycle.

Farmers say the burnings are necessary despite the environmental toll because they are the cheapest way to clear the crops. They simply do have no much of a choice; Thai farmers often labor for little money to repay debts, selling crops for a loss.

Appeasers believe that if you keep on throwing steaks to a tiger, the tiger will become a vegetarian.


Offline Tyger Tyger

  • KFers in Korat
  • Member
  • *****
    • Posts: 403
Thailand Turns Water Bottles into Monk’s Robes
A temple in central Thailand gives plastic bottles new, consecrated life in the form of new robes for monks. “Don’t think that the waste problem can’t be solved. Buddha taught us that there is always a solution to every problem,” the deputy abbot of Wat Chak Daeng, Phra Maha Pranom Dhammalangkaro, said. khaosodenglish.com

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dN7aU1gLhMk" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dN7aU1gLhMk</a>
Appeasers believe that if you keep on throwing steaks to a tiger, the tiger will become a vegetarian.