Published: Apr 17, 2020
Plummeting global demand for fish and seafood as a result of the coronavirus crisis is likely to create an effect similar to the halt of commercial fishing during World Wars I and II, when the idling of fleets led to the rebound of fish stocks.
Published: Sep 05, 2019
Authorities in the southern province of Krabi have set up a special task team to provide immediate care to dugongs and other rare marine life, Krabi Marine and Coastal Resources Office director Bunnarak Sermthong said on Thursday (September 5). This is in a bid to boost their chance of survival after the past two months saw 10 dugongs, turtles and dolphins being swept ashore and dying.
Published: Sep 03, 2019
Trang’s ambitious plan to turn Koh Libong into an Asean model for the conservation of dugong, sea grass, coral, marine life, coastal resources and traditional lifestyles has garnered unanimous support, including from the Department of Marine and Coastal Resources, the Andaman Foundation, community leaders and traditional fishermen’s representatives.
Published: Aug 16, 2019
The Fisheries Department held a ceremony on August 16 to destroy marine life remains worth Bt5.5 million that were used as evidence in 10 smuggling cases, the department’s Fish Quarantine and Inspection Division director Khanit Naksang said.