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Pisit Charnsnoh

Country: Thailand

Niwat Roykaew

In February 2020, Niwat Roykaew and the Mekong community’s advocacy resulted in the termination of the China-led Upper Mekong River rapids blasting project, which would have destroyed 248 miles of the Mekong to deepen navigation channels for Chinese cargo ships.

Tuenjai Deetes

Tuenjai Deetes’ sustainable agriculture and reforestation projects with northern Thailand hill tribes have become national models in resource conservation.

Pisit Charnsnoh

Pisit Charnsnoh’s work has led to the restoration and protection of the mangroves and improved yields for local fishers. As a result, the Thai government has allowed local sustainable management of environmental resources.