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Faculty and students attended the World Ocean Day

Faculty and students attended the World Ocean Day
( World Ocean Day )


    On 8 June 2013, Lecturer Thirapong Buapetch led 20 students of the Faculty of Technology and Environment, Prince of Songkla University Phuket Campus to participate World Ocean Day at Phuket Aquarium, Tabon Wichit, Phuket. The Marine and Coastal Resource Conservation Centre Area 5, Department Marine and Coastal Resource Conservation, Ministry of Natural Resource and Environment has organized this event with the objective to promote public awareness on global environmental activities and conservation of marine and coastal resources as well as sustainable use of marine resources.

Activities included
1. Diving to collect garbage in the sea by 150 volunteer divers at Coral Island and Aoe Island in Phuket.
2. Provide mooring buoys and marking buoys for coral reef which have already been installed to the networks and the public to be in charge
3. Regenerate coral by growing branches of the coral species on bricks and cement blocks
4. Exhibition of agencies that take care of the sea.
5. Open Phuket Aquarium to the public free of charge and put on exhibition . "The Mystery of the Underwater Crystal City"