Fury over diver’s vandalism of coral in Similan

Coral reef in Thailand

Coral reef in Thailand. Photo: Hans (Pixabay).

LOCAL RESIDENTS have called on authorities to get stricter with dive operators after Korean letters were found inscribed on a coral skeleton off the Similan Islands in Phang Nga province.

The vandalised lesser-brain coral, or leptoria phrygia, was found at a depth of 20 metres and west of the Similan Islands.

Full story: The Nation

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