Biography of the Author Jack Board

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Jack Board

Jack Board is a Senior Correspondent for CNA's Digital Bureau in Bangkok. He reports on climate change and sustainability, and also travels regularly throughout the region for breaking and feature news coverage.

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  1. Locals fear shortage of water amid grand plans for Eastern Economic Corridor in Thailand
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    Locals fear shortage of water amid grand plans for Eastern Economic Corridor in Thailand

    The Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) Development Plan is a long-term public project aimed at accelerating growth in eastern Thailand, but locals ...
  2. How salt water is killing durian crops and threatening livelihoods in the Gulf of Thailand | Video
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    How salt water is killing durian crops and threatening livelihoods in the Gulf of Thailand | Video

    Farmers in the Gulf of Thailand rely on the Chao Phraya to nourish their crops. Instead, they watched their crops fail amid severe drought and ...
  3. Glacial lake Bhutan
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    How climate change affects ancient glaciers in Bhutan | Video

    Ancient glaciers high up in the mountains of Bhutan's north are melting fast because of climate change. It increases the risks of potentially ...
  4. Agarwood trees in north Thailand are on the brink of wipeout due to climate change | Video
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    Agarwood trees in north Thailand are on the brink of wipeout due to climate change | Video

    Agarwood has been highly prized for thousands of years. The resin that sometimes forms inside aquilaria trees is distilled into oud, one of the ...
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    Locals fear water conflict as new industrial boom arrives along Thailand’s eastern seaboard

    A new industrial boom is bringing high-tech investments to eastern Thailand. But in this drought-prone landscape, is there enough water to go around?