Phuket divers sought for coral cleaning day

PHUKET: Fifty divers are needed to take part in the clean-up of a popular dive site off the coast of Phuket later this month.

The clean-up, to take place at Koh Hei (Coral Island) on October 29, is part of three days of activities organized by the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) office in Phuket Town, the Thailand Diving Association (TDA) and Phuket Marine Biological Center (PMBC).

Activities will start on October 28 with a Sustainable Tourism in Andaman Sea seminar and finish on October 30, when a trade show by local dive operators will take place on the grounds of the Phuket Aquarium all day.

All of those who want to take part in the clean-up must have open-water licenses and register as part of a three-member team at the TDA office before October 10.

For more information call the TAT Phuket office at 076-212213 or the TDA at 076-417063, 081-3261627 or email to, or

— Pimwara Choksakulpan

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