EcoThailand (นิเวศวิถี) is a not for profit NGO, with Foundation status (Thai Registration 9/2560, มูลนิธินิเวศวิถี) based in Surat Thani province, Thailand.

Our objectives are focused on environmental education, awareness, communication, co-ordination and practical improvement of the tidal beach front and inland waterways of both the mainland province and the islands of Koh Samui, Koh Phangan and Koh Tao.

We are active in the key environmental areas of education and involvement (schools, local people, local businesses and visitors to the area), and also interact with key government departments, other local volunteer groups, and related NGO organizations, all of whom can have a major beneficial impact on the local environment.

Our group consists of an international team, led by thai nationals, which evolved from a prior 5 year Thai government initiative (CBFCM - Community based forest and catchment management through an ecosystem approach) which had several notable ecological and environmental successes in Surat Thani province, Thailand. With the completion of the project a number of the involved parties wished to build on these successes and continue the work to maintain a clean and biodiverse environment - through direct action, interaction with local communities and eco education of school children and adults. Almost uniquely in this area, we integrate and co-ordinate efforts of both local thai individuals, communities, government agencies and interested foreign parties and visitors to Thailand. Our Key Stakeholders and Partners include Walking Street Team and Shake Hand Group Phangan.

Funding for our activities is sought via donation from benefactors, sponsorship from local, national and international businesses, and from government and international grant agencies and is exclusively directed towards the primary objectives of the group - improvement of the local environment and ecosystems and increasing educational awareness.

Check out our Blog pages, Projects, Kids Corner and Site Navigation Pages on this site to keep updated on our activities. 

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Our offices are situated in Surat Thani City and Baan Tai, Koh Phangan.

Our continued environmental and eco activities are critically dependent on sponsor and benefactor support and donations. If you would like to help us in our efforts in maintaining a clean, natural and biodiverse ecology within Thailand please support us with a small, or large, donation using the secure PayPal Donate system.

Many thanks from the EcoThailand Team.

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Our online Resource Center of Information and Educational Documents is now online for Download and available from our Thai Script site HERE. Pollution testing of marine samples from specific shore sites on Koh Samui, Koh Phangan and Koh Tao are now available on our Sea Quality page available HERE.


EcoThailand has now launched its EcoAssociation, to bring together local businesses and other interested parties to maintain and improve the Gulf Island cleanliness and biodiversity by controlling pollutants and so increasing visitor satisfaction and increase tourism opportunity. If you are a business, be it resort, restaurant etc, and wish to participate in our free base level program, please visit our EcoAssociation site HERE

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