Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/Shrimp-Farm-in-Pak-Phanang-27MZIF2MH243.htmlConceptually similarShrimp Farm in Pak PhanangGP03W42Completed★★★★Shrimp Farm in Pak PhanangGP03W43Completed★★★★Shrimp Farm in Pak PhanangGP03W3PCompleted★★★★★★Wind Turbine in Nakhon Si ThammaratGP03W45Completed★★★★Wind Turbine in Nakhon Si ThammaratGP03W46Completed★★★★★★★Wind Turbine in Nakhon Si ThammaratGP03W47Completed★★★★★★Wind Turbine in Nakhon Si ThammaratGP03W44Completed★★★★Fishing Community in Pak PhanangGP03W3TCompleted★★★★Fishing Community in Pak PhanangGP03W3UCompleted★★★★View AllGP03W3NShrimp Farm in Pak PhanangA man inspects the shrimp farm situated near the river. People of Pak Phanang river basin oppose Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand's (EGAT) plans to build a coal-fired power plant in the area. The community, which lies in Nakon Sri Thammarat province, relies on rich but fragile natural resources, which are threatened by the proposed plant. 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.Locations:Nakhon Si Thammarat-Pak Phanang-Southeast Asia-ThailandDate:7 Apr, 2012Credit:© Jonas Gratzer / GreenpeaceMaximum size:3000px X 1996pxKeywords:Asian ethnicities-Boats-Climate (campaign title)-Coal-Coal-fired power stations-Day-Farmers-Fishers-Fishing (Industry)-KWCI (GPI)-Local population-Manual workers-Men-Oceans (campaign title)-One person-Outdoors-People-Shrimp farms-Shrimps-Small-scale fishingShoot: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.