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Similan and Surin Islands in Phang Nga Temporarily Closed to Tourism

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Phang Nga – The Similan Islands and Surin Island in the Kuraburi district of Phang Nga, are temporarily closed to tourism. Mu-Ko Similan National Park has announced their annual closure from May 16th to October 14th...

Snorkeling and Scuba Diving to be Unavailable in Phi Phi National Park in Krabi

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Krabi – The Hat Noppharat Thara Mu Ko Phi Phi National Park in Krabi has announced a temporary closure for snorkeling and scuba diving at many islands due to coral bleaching. The announcement was issued on...

Thailand’s Marine Tragedy: Dugong Deaths in the Andaman Sea

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Thailand- In a concerning environmental development, the Department of Marine and Coastal Resources (DMCR) of Thailand has reported the deaths of at least 20 dugongs in the Andaman Sea since the beginning of 2024. These gentle...

Two Dugongs Found Dead on Phang Nga Beach

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Krabi – Two dugongs were found dead on a beach in Mueang Phang Nga district on Saturday (May 11th). The Phang Nga Fishery Office told the Phuket Express that they were notified from local residents that...

Closure of 12 National Marine Parks Announced after Coral Bleaching Attributed to Increased Sea...

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PRESS RELEASE: The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has announced the closure of 12 national marine parks in response to a critical coral bleaching crisis attributed to increased sea temperatures from the El Niño...

Thailand’s Beaches to Visit in May

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PRESS RELEASE: Thailand’s beach destinations are popular among travelers around the world for their translucent seas, white-sand beaches, and pristine islands, as well as sports and activities. However, when planning a beach holiday in Thailand,...

Beach in Cherng Talay Officially Returned to the Public

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Thalang – Lay Phang Beach in Cherng Talay has officially been returned to the public after decades of encroachment, say relevant officials. Our previous stories: Officers have placed notices which give the order to demolish structures within...

Island in Phuket Temporary Closed as Boiling Sea Water Causes Coral Bleaching

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Phuket- The Sirinat National Park has announced the temporary closure of an island in Thalang after sea water temperatures have increased which has caused coral bleaching. The head of the Sirinat National Park in Sakoo,...

Phang Nga Celebrates Successful 15th Leatherback Turtle Hatchery of the Season

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Phang Nga— On April 20th, 2024, Phuket local media reported a social post from Khao Lampi-Hat Thai Mueang National Park regarding the 15th leatherback turtle natural hatchery of the season in Phang Nga. Khao Lampi-Hat Thai...

Woman charged with animal cruelty after abandoning 42 kittens at the roadside

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PRESS RELEASE: A Thai woman has been charged with animal cruelty and fined 10,000 baht after abandoning 42 kittens by the side of a road in Mai Khao, Phuket. The kittens were discovered by staff...
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