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Maya Bay to stay closed for another 6 months

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Maya Bay in Krabi

Maya Bay in Krabi. Photo: Facebook.


The Department of National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation has agreed to extend the closure of Ao Maya, or Maya Bay, a popular tourist attraction in Thailand’s southern province of Krabi, for another six months after a 10-month initial closure to allow nature to regenerate the ecosystem.

Worapot Lomlim, chief of the Hat Nopparatthara-Phi-Phi Islands national park, said yesterday that the marine and land based ecological systems of Maya Bay, which was damaged by human activity, has steadily improved during the current closure.

Full story: thaipbsworld.com

By Thai PBS World


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