Marine Rangers: DMCR calls for volunteers to help protect marine treasures

Marine Rangers: DMCR calls for volunteers to help protect marine treasures 

By Tanyaluk Sakoot

 

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Marine officials conduct a study on a damaged reef off Phuket. Photo: DMCR
 

PHUKET: The Department of Marine and Coastal Resources (DMCR) is calling for people – Thai or foreign – to volunteer as “Marine Rangers” in order to protect coral reefs and other coastal areas, including mangroves, from damage by irresponsible tour operators or other unscrupulous parties.

 

The Department of Marine and Coastal Resources (DMCR) is calling for people – Thai or foreign – to volunteer as “Marine Rangers” in order to protect coral reefs and other coastal areas, including mangroves, from damage by irresponsible tour operators or other unscrupulous parties.

 

“We need more Marine Rangers who have pure hearts to protect coral reefs, protected marine animals, mangroves and other valuable natural resources along the west coast of Thailand, including Phuket,” DMCR Director-General Jatuporn Buruspat told The Phuket News this week.


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