Oil spilled from a South Korea-bound container ship

Oil spilled from a South Korea-bound container ship. Photo: Brocken Inaglory.

Efforts under way to tackle pollution in the seas of Phuket and Krabi

Local administration officials in Phuket and Krabi provinces have been trying to tackle pollution problem in the sea at Ao Nang beach of Krabi and the sea at Traitrang beach in Pa Tong of Phuket.

Broken waste water treatment facilities have been blamed for the flow of untreated effluent from households and tourism-related establishments into the sea of both provinces which are popular destinations for both Thai and foreign tourists.

Full story: thaipbs.or.th

By Thai PBS

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