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Phuket coral restoration begins as seawalking continues

PHUKET: Marine officers and volunteer divers who headed to Khai Nai island on Tuesday to help restore damaged coral – allegedly wrecked by a seawalking tour company – found the company back on site leading a tour when they arrived.

“We saw a ship named Sea Lion in the area with a speedboat alongside. People were on the speedboat and tourists wearing seawalking helmets were diving in the sea,” said Somying Phuangprasan, a Fishery Specialist at the Department of Marine and Coastal Resources (DMCR).

Read more: The Phuket Gazette

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