Thu, 18 Apr 2019 13:43
Maya Bay to remain closed "indefinitely"
The Maya Bay beach, which has been closed to the public since last year to allow coral restoration and beach recovery, would remain closed to visitors indefinitely, the head of Hat Noppharat Thara–Mu Ko Phi Phi National Park, Woraphot Lomlim, said.
Wed, 19 Dec 2018 19:15
Maya Bay boundary installed to block tourist access
Hat Noppharat Thara–Mu Ko Phi Phi National Park head Woraphot Lomlim on Wednesday said officials installed tiny boundary buoys and red flags to warn tourists not to swim into Maya Bay, which has been closed indefinitely to allow a full recovery of the coral reef, mangrove forest and general ecosystem.
Tue, 11 Sep 2018 17:15
National park chief defends extended Maya Bay closure
The one-month extension to the temporary closure of Maya Bay is to better allow the full recovery of coral reefs, mangrove forest and the general ecosystem, as well as to protect tourists from strong winds and high waves during the period, Hat Noppharat Thara–Mu Ko Phi Phi National Park head Woraphot Lomlim said on Tuesday.
Fri, 27 Jul 2018 19:00
Krabi tackles macaque overpopulation
Krabi officials have neutered 157 monkeys in Hat Noppharat Thara–Mu Ko Phi Phi National Park as part of its operation to control the macaque population.
Thu, 05 Jul 2018 21:00
Coral planted on closed Phi Phi
As the famous Maya Bay on Koh Phi Phi in Krabi’s Muang district is now closed for the four monsoon months until September 30 to allow nature to recover, officials on Thursday brought 400 coral pieces to be planted onto the degraded reef at the bay.
Sun, 24 Jun 2018 18:00
Forces of nature threaten Krabi’s fossils on Andaman coast, battle being lost
Known as “The 75 million-year-old shell cemetery”, the mollusk fossil-filled beach at the Andaman coastal province of Krabi is now facing erosion after being damaged by strong currents over the past two years, a senior official at the Hat Noppharat Thara–Mu Ko Phi Phi National Park said on Sunday.