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Staghorn coral (Acropora grandis)

Coral bleaching found in many spots

BANGKOK, 22 May 2016 (NNT) - Marine and Coastal Resources Department found that 80 percent of coral reefs, mainly hump corals, began bleaching after sea temperature has reaches 32 degrees Celsius. Marine and Coastal Resources Research and Development Center Director Pinsak Surassavadee quoted the International Scientific Organization that coral bleaching in

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Trat closes 3 islands indefinitely for coral rehabilitation

TRAT, Feb 23 - This eastern Thai province has announced the closure of three islands indefinitely after over 90 per cent of their coral reefs are experiencing coral bleaching and have died from global warming, according to local officials. Chalerm Glinnimnuan, chief of Mu Ko Chang National Park, said the announcement

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Coral Bleaching in Thailand and Closure of Dive Spots

For ages, Southern Thailand has been globally renowned for its sand beaches and magnificent coral reefs, attracting several millions of international tourists each year. Now, such national reputation could be in jeopardy after severe bleaching of corals was found in 2010. Important dive spots have thus been closed to rescue

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Fishing boat in Koh Samet, Thailand

Illegal fishing boats depletes fish in Similan Islands

In light of recent stories regarding the coral bleaching at Similan Islands and other areas of southern Thailand, I want to bring to the world media's attention a problem that may have even more severe consequences for the future of Similan National Park. The problem is illegal fishing within the

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