Chulalongkorn University’s ‘Plant Trees – Get Mushrooms’ Strategy Convinces Nan and Saraburi Farmers to Save the Forests

Basket full of mushrooms
Basket full of mushrooms. Photo: Chulalongkorn University.

Lecturers of the Faculty of Science, and the Center of Learning Network for Region (CLNR) Chulalongkorn University successfully planted trees in the forests in Nan and Saraburi provinces through innovative seedlings with ectomycorrhiza fungi, motivating villagers and farmers to “plant trees and get mushrooms”, for extra income.

One killed and two injured as tree crushes truck during heavy rain in Si Sa Ket

Highway 226 from Sisaket to Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand
Highway 226 from Sisaket to Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand. Photo: มะเดื่อ แสลงหลวง. CC BY 3.0.

One person died and two others were injured when a falling tree crushed their pick-up truck, during heavy rain in Huai Thap Than district of [Read More…]