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The battle to save Bangkok’s ‘Green Lung’


An aerial view of Bang Krachao, the so-called "Green Lung" of Bangkok. -AFP filepic

An aerial view of Bang Krachao, the so-called "Green Lung" of Bangkok. -AFP filepic

BANGKOK: Leaping out from Bangkok’s vast concrete sprawl is a kidney-shaped green space, home to hundreds of plant and bird species, and where cars are outnumbered by bicyles.

But residents and campaigners fear the unique ecosystem and character of the city’s so-called “Green Lung” is under threat as developers lure locals with lucrative land deals.

Bangkok , Bang Krachao

   

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