The West’s Environmental Crisis Migrates From China Elsewhere
A pastoral Thai province is the victim, but not the only one
By: Arm Punyathorn
Thailand’s eastern province of Chachoengsao is the site of an emerging crisis of toxic waste and dirty recycling. In the past a place of great biodiversity, the province is being inundated with recycling waste that is choking rivers and fouling the air, the product of a 2017 decision by Beijing to ban the recycling of imported waste, w…
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