Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0
webfact

Live coral planted at artificial reef off Phuket

1 post in this topic

Live coral planted at artificial reef off Phuket

Phuket Gazette

 

pkt2.jpeg

Over 250 pieces of coral were added to the artificial reef in Koh Mai Thon. Photo: DMCR

 

PHUKET: -- More than 250 pieces of live natural coral (coralline algae) were added to an artificial coral reef in Koh Mai Thon by the Department of Marine and Coastal Resources (DMCR) this past weekend.

The event was chaired by Kasem Sukwaree, chief of the Phuket office of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MNRE). More than 150 people attended the ceremony, including the DMCR and Navy officers, tourism operators on Koh Mai Thon, volunteer divers and students.

Last week, an expert from the Phuket Marine Biological Center stated that a decades-long coral restoration project at Koh Mai Thon had yielded significant improvements in marine life in the area.

 

Full story: http://www.phuketgazette.net/phuket-news/Live-coral-planted-artificial-reef-off-Phuket/66389?desktopversion#ad-image-0

 
pgazette_logo.jpg
-- © Copyright Phuket Gazette 2017-03-20

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!


Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.


Sign In Now
Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.

BANGKOK 28 June 2017 10:49
Sponsors