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Coral thriving around southern island


Officials of Haduankorn National Park in Prachuap Khiri Khan say a survey of the coral reefs ringing nearby Koh Chan found an abundance of marine biology.

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Coral thriving around southern island They noted giant clams among the staghorn, orange cup, cauliflower, hump, anemone and table varieties of coral.

Coral thriving around southern island A study conducted by the Free University of Berlin and the University of Barcelona indicates that corals left bleached and barren by the warming effects of climate change are able to recover under certain conditions.

Coral thriving around southern island In tourist-friendly Thailand, however, coral is even more directly impacted by humans, who frequently damage it while boating, diving or snorkelling.

Coral thriving around southern island The Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation had to ban all visitors to the immensely popular Maya Bay in 2018 to give the natural environment time to recover.

Published : January 29, 2020

By : The Nation