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Phuket beach, ocean cleanup sees 1.2 tons of rubbish removed Koh Racha Noi

PHUKET: A beach and ocean cleanup held by the Phuket Department of Marine and Coastal Resources (DMCR) on Saturday saw 1.2 tons of rubbish removed from Koh Racha Noi south of Phuket.

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Eakkapop Thongtub

Monday 6 March 2017, 12:11PM


Director of the Phuket DMCR’s Conservation Department Mr Suchart Rattanareangsri yesterday (Feb 5) announced that a total of 1.2 tons of rubbish were cleared from the ocean and beach of Koh Racha Noi on Saturday (Mar4), and event participated by Phuket Provincial Office of Natural Resources and Environment, students from Prince of Songkla University, Phuket Campus and Phuket Rajabhat University, local conservationists and volunteers from the local dive community.

“In total we cleared 1.2 tons of rubbish from Koh Racha Noi and this included 265 kilograms of plastic bottles, 424kg of glass bottles, 46kg of cans, 244kg of seine nets and ropes, 19kg of foam, 2.2kg of lighters, 62kg of plastic bags, 48kg of shoes, and 115.8kg of others rubbish including clothes, pillows, helmets, and pieces of metals,” Mr Suchart said.

“This is the largest amount of rubbish we have seen collected in such an exercise,” he added.

 

 

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ematt | 07 March 2017 - 10:37:03

Nice story, and a nice conservation effort. 

And then once again Kur comes goose-stepping onto the scene, with his never-ending quest to transform the inferior Thai race into an Austro-Germanic state...

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Bigaresort | 07 March 2017 - 07:50:56

Kurt is right,nobody can blame the westerly moonsoon for the trash,starts not before May.I dont understand those daydreamers doing this job for free!Its useless! The gouverment schould step in!But we knew!!
Horst

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Kurt | 06 March 2017 - 15:11:09

1.2 Tons of rubbish clearing, A lot of respect to all these students and volunteer conservative  participants.
Never before so much rubbish collected during such exercise?

What is 'wrong' at that Koh Racha Noi location?
It is a day visit location, yes?

So, hold the speed boat companies and the thai tour guides ( they studied the environment laws in order to get their license) responsible for this 1.2 Tons of rubbish.
Charge them, make them pay heavenly.
Make them responsible for all this dumping by their passengers/tourists.
And when there are guesthouses on that island, charge them too.
Authorities should think: Hey, how can, no rubbish collection from the guest houses, and the speed boats?
Meaning: All the rubbish dumped in the water.
Simple thinking, yes?

Make thai people responsible for their environment, make them pay for their negligence.

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