The conference will have to be postponed until further notice.


Chiangmai, Thailand

Conference Date

31 October - 1 November, 2020


Call for abstracts:
15 Feb - 31 May 2020
Abstract Submission deadline:
31 May 2020
Notification of acceptance:
30 June 2020
Submission of extended summary:
31 Aug 2020
Final acceptance:
30 Sep 2020

Submission Online

Abstracts Submission Online [Click]
15 Feb - 31 May 2020

faculty of environment and resource studies, mahidol university

The 4th Environment and Natural Resources International Conference (ENRIC 2020):
Challenges, Innovations and Transformations for a Sustainable Future
31 October - 1 November, 2020

About Us

Since last two decades, the challenges from environmental creeping catastrophes have never been greater. Global warming and climate change are causing devastating impacts around the world. The frequency and severity of natural disasters is increasing. Man-made pollution is threatening the safety of the food we eat and water we drink. Air pollution is affecting the majority of urban residents. Current agriculture and aquaculture methods are decimating our natural resources.

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Conference Topics

Theme: Challenges, Innovations and Transformations for a Sustainable Future

ENRIC 2020 invites paper on (but not limited to) the following themes:

  1. Sustainability Sciences and Technology
    • Environmental Sciences
    • Innovation and Technology for Sustainability
    • Environmental Education and Awareness
    • Carbon Storage and Sequestration
    • Green Architecture
    • Assessment/Cleaner Production
    • Environmental Engineering and Modeling

  2. Natural Resources and Environmental Management:
    • Natural Resources e.g. soil, water, forest, wildlife, etc.
    • Biodiversity Management and Conservation
    • Environmental Protection and Restoration
    • Conservation Biology
    • Ecology Conservation
    • Aquatic Management and Conservation
    • Terrestrial Management and Conservation
    • Coastal and Marine Management and Conservation
    • Wetland Management and Conservation
    • Natural Disaster Management
    • Ecosystem services

  3. Environmental Policy/Strategies:
    • Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation
    • Policy, Design, and Practice of the Social and Economics for Environment
    • Sustainability Strategy
    • Environmental Economics/Accounting
    • Sustainability Urbanization
    • Public Participation
    • Environmental Conflict Management
    • Environmental Policy and Regulation
    • Environmental Governance
    • Environmental Partnership

  4. Vulnerability and Changes/Resilience:
    • Risk and Adaptation
    • Environmental Toxicity
    • Humanity (mankind) and Community Resilience
    • Human Livelihoods
    • Resilience Management
    • World Heritage Monitoring and Conservation

  5. Environmental Pollution Control and Management
    • Water Pollution
    • Soil Pollution
    • Air Pollution
    • Waste Pollution
    • Radiation Pollution
    • Electronic Pollution
    • Radioactive Wastes
    • Pollution Management Technology
    • Bioplastic

  6. Environmental Monitoring and Surveillance
    • Geospatial Monitoring and Modeling System
    • Geological and Geographic Information System
    • Environmental-Friendly Satellite Navigation Technology

  7. Impact Assessment
    • Environmental Impact Assessment: EIA
    • Environmental Health Impact Assessment: EHIA
    • Health Impact Assessment: HIA
    • Strategic Environmental Assessment: SEA
    • Risk Assessment

  8. Climate Change and Global Warming
    • Climate Science
    • Climate Impacts and Mitigations
    • Adaptation to Climate Change
    • Flood/Drought Management
    • Climate Changes from Palaeo-Perspectives

  9. Urban, Industrial Ecology
    • Livable and Sustainable City
    • Eco/Green Organization
    • Low Carbon Transport System
    • Eco-Industry
    • Tourisms
    • Low Carbon City
    • Industrial Ecology/Life Cycle
    • Green Economy

  10. Water, Energy and Food Security Nexus
    • Energy Innovations
    • Sustainable Agriculture
    • Clean Water and Food
    • Water and Food Security
    • Human Rights to access to water, energy and food
    • Sustainable Capital
    • Smart Farming
    • Sustainable Fishery and Aquaculture


Loi Krathong Festival

Loi Krathong Festival

Loi Krathong festival is celebrated throughout Thailand. It takes place on the evening of the full moon night of the 12th month in the traditional Thai lunar calendar which is a great flood season; it usually falls in November .

The word loi means 'to float' and Krathong is a small lotus-shaped floating receptacle.It could be made from anything; traditionally it is made of banana leaves and banana trunks. Today the banana trunk core is sometimes replaced by styrofoam, paper, ice-cream cones, bread (baked into the form of a traditional krathong or a cute floating turtle). The banana trunk and bread krathongs are obviously eco-friendly, so better choices for you and your family.

The raft is decorated with flowers, a candle and an incense stick. People often leave a one-Baht coin, a lock of the hair and nail clippings in the Krathong.

(Source: Bangkok Post)