Snorkellers slammed for damaging coral for photos

 Snorkellers slammed for damaging coral for photos

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

Marine scientists have criticised snorkellers who allegedly sat on undersea coral for photographs in a southern bay declared off-limits to allow for coral rehabilitation.

Jirapong Jeewarongkakul, former marine scientist at WWF Thailand, wrote on his Facebook page early Thursday that a group of tourists defied an entry ban in Ao Mae Yai bay of Surin Islands in Phangnga province.

Full story: Bangkok Post



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