Chemical accidents continue to occur and emergency personnel lack the information they need to respond.
The Thai government estimates that up to 300,000 people work in its fishing industry, 90 percent of whom are migrants - and therefore vulnerable to being duped, trafficked and exploited.
David DeGraw is the editor of AmpedStatus.com. His long-awaited book, The Road Through 2012, will finally be released on September 28th. He can be emailed at David@AmpedStatus.com.