Tue, 07 Aug 2018 01:00
Bid to replant Maya Bay coral hit by monsoon
EFFORTS to restore coral at Maya Bay have been hampered by a strong monsoon and rough sea conditions, resulting in the survival of only 10 per cent of replanted coral.
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, 03 Jun 2018 01:00
SPECIAL REPORT: Saving paradises by going green
Thailand’s renowned national parks phase in a green path to make tourism sustainable
Sat, 02 Jun 2018 05:00
Maya Bay closed for business as rehabilitation begins
PARK RANGERS at the Nopparat Tara-Mu Ko Phi Phi marine national park have placed buoys outlining a no-access zone as part of a bid to rehabilitate the park’s world-renowned Maya Bay.
Wed, 23 May 2018 01:00
Saving Maya Bay
The island made famously by the movie "The Beach" is due to get a complete makeover as part of a new project designed to protect the environment and the ocean
Sun, 20 May 2018 01:00
SPECIAL REPORT: Radical step to revive Maya Bay
THE DECISION TO CLOSE TOURISM MAGNET IS AIMED AT PRESERVING ITS ECO-SYSTEM
Sat, 19 May 2018 01:00
Phi Phi’s famed Maya Bay gets 4-month rejuvenation period
Tue, 15 May 2018 21:18
No access to Maya Bay from front of Phi Phi after rehab, protection work kicks off in earnest in June
Access to Maya Bay from the front of Phi Phi island will become permanently unattainable following the upcoming four-month closure of the area to make way for a long-term rehabilitation of the environmentally degraded bay, which has suffered due to the overcrowding of tourists.
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 18:30
Officials prepare to close Maya Bay
The General Director of the Department of National Parks, Thanya Neti Thammakul, has visited Maya Bay, which is expected to be closed to visitors for four months from June 1.
Mon, 09 Apr 2018 01:00
Saving Maya Bay from excessive tourism
Re: A tough step to save Paradise
Sun, 08 Apr 2018 13:35
Impact on Krabi’s economy minimal
AN ANALYSIS from SCB’s Economic Intelligence Centre (EIC) has suggested that the closure of paradise Maya Bay would affect Maya Bay’s revenue from tourism this year by only 6 per cent.
Sun, 08 Apr 2018 01:00
SPECIAL REPORT: A tough step to save reeling paradise
DECISION TO CLOSE MAYA BAY IN MONSOON SEASON HAS PRICE BUT WAS INEVITABLE
Fri, 30 Mar 2018 01:00
Maya Bay off limits
Four month closure aimed at tackling effects of excessive tourism to enable restoration of natural ecosystem.
Tue, 06 Mar 2018 14:17
Krabi residents agree with closure of Maya Bay to rehabilitate coral
An initial survey by a leading marine scientist found that most residents supported the closure of the popular Maya Bay in Krabi after more than 80 per cent of coral reefs in the area were damaged.
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 13:30
Protecting Thailand’s flora and fauna
Phi Phi Islands and Maya Bay remain open as Thailand’s Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation (DNP) begins its annual cycle of temporary closure of national parks next month, which allows for natural rejuvenation during almost half the year depending on the schedule.