Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/Fishing-Community-in-Pak-Phanang-27MZIF2MH0VL.htmlConceptually similarFishing Community in Pak PhanangGP03W3QCompleted★★★★Fishing Community in Pak PhanangGP03W3SCompleted★★★★Fishing Community in Pak PhanangGP03W3WCompleted★★★★Fishing Community in Pak PhanangGP03W3TCompleted★★★★Fishing Community in Pak PhanangGP03W3UCompleted★★★★Fishing Community in Pak PhanangGP03W3XCompleted★★★★Wind Turbine in Nakhon Si ThammaratGP03W45Completed★★★★Wind Turbine in Nakhon Si ThammaratGP03W46Completed★★★★★★★Shrimp Farm in Pak PhanangGP03W42Completed★★★★View AllGP03W3VFishing Community in Pak PhanangFishermans prepare the net they used for fishing. People of Pak Phanang river basin oppose Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand's (EGAT) Now the river is threatened by Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand's (EGAT) plans to build a coal-fired power plant in the area. The community relies on rich but fragile natural resources, which are threatened by the proposed plant. Nakon Sri Thammarat province is one of the country's major food producers. Nearshore fishery, shrimp farming, bird nest collecting, and rice farming are the main source of livelihood of thousands of people in the province.Locations:Nakhon Si Thammarat-Pak Phanang-Southeast Asia-ThailandDate:7 Apr, 2012Credit:© Jonas Gratzer / GreenpeaceMaximum size:3000px X 1996pxKeywords:Asian ethnicities-Climate (campaign title)-Coal-Coal-fired power stations-Day-Elderly-Fishers-Fishing (activity)-Fishing (Industry)-Fishing nets-KWCI (GPI)-Local population-Men-Oceans (campaign title)-Outdoors-People-Small-scale fishing-Two people-Young adultsShoot:Pak Phanang Community in ThailandThe community of Nakon Sri Thammarat province relies on rich but fragile natural resources, which are threatened by the proposed construction of a coal-fired power plant by Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand's (EGAT) in the area. The province is one of the country's major food producers. Nearshore fishing, shrimp farming, bird nest collecting, and rice farming are the main source of livelihood of thousands of people in the province. The community is opposing the proposed plant and Greenpeace stands in solidarity with the people's movement, calling on the Thai government to have political will and action and lead the country towards an energy revolution. The government must invest in renewable energy and put in place more energy efficiency systems.