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Green Fins urge tour operators in Phuket to campaign "No Fish Feeding" and "Don't Collect Coral

 

Saturday 6th June 2015, Green Fins team had carried out environmental education to boat staffs in Koh Siray area, Phuket. The coral reef specialist Khun Niphon Phongsuwan gave a talk about why we should not feed the fish? They take tourists to snorkelling at Koh Khai and Koh Phi Phi which was found an evidence of some tourist feeding the fish. Therefore the team will continue raising awareness to the boat staffs and tour guides in this area and make an agreement with tour operators in this area to follow Green Fins Code of Conduct.

Green Fins had trained Reef Watch Survey to 30 Snorkelling/ diving tour guides in Ao Chalong area on Sunday 7th June 2015 at Nikorn Marine. This network is very active to follow Green Fins Code of Conduct on "No Fish Feeding" campaign last year. There is Healthy Reef Club volunteer help the project to campaign at Koh Racha Yai which is solve this problem at the end.

Green Fins cooperate with Nonthasak Marine company to train over 50 staff members on Tuesday 9th June 2015 at their office. They have over 80 speedboats to take tourists snorkelling at Koh Khai and Koh Phi Phi. The company is very enthusiasm in Green Fins Code of Conduct and membership.

We would like to thank you to Anurak company, Nikorn Marine and Nonthasak Marine who supported a training venue in Phuket.

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