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Environmental cover-up

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Thailand is in crisis. This crisis does not come from controversies over charter amendment, reconciliation bill, populist policies, or conflicts between the red- and yellow-shirt camps. 

The real crisis our country is facing is something that is less complicated than political division, and also easier to tackle if the government has a strong political will and the general public is aware of its devastating impacts.

I'm talking about the environmental crisis. This issue has always been overshadowed by political and economic matters, especially over the past decade when the coup, colour-coded politics, and populist policies dominated the public and government's attention.

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