Published: Aug 01, 2021
A marine animals expert has warned that a proposed 12-kilometre-long beach sand reinforcement project in the Khao Lak coastal area of Phang Nga province could lead to the extinction of leatherback sea turtles.
Published: Dec 05, 2017
With the leatherback turtle already listed internationally as a critically endangered species, the National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department yesterday expressed serious concern that none of the animals had returned to beaches in Phuket and Phang-nga to lay eggs since 2013.
Published: Sep 06, 2017
Two hawksbill sea turtles, which were found entangled in a fishing net drifting between Koh Racha and Ao Chalong in Phuket province on Tuesday afternoon, have been rescued and sent to the Department of Marine and Coastal Resources’ Phuket Marine Biological Centre.