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17 November 2014 :: 13:11:18 pm 94223

Sea Rubbish Is Destroying Thailand’s Beaches

The amount of rubbish being found it the seas around Thailand is destroying the beautiful beaches which is effecting the amount of tourists, as a result people need to take care of the beaches by putting their rubbish in the bin.
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Thai seas and beaches are famous among tourists and they attract a lot of tourists both Thai and foreigners who travel here each year. The beautiful beaches can remain beautiful if people take care them. Nowadays the seas around Thailand are suffering from pollution especially sea rubbish.

 

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Sea rubbish is divided into 3 sections  1.wrecked ship or buildings 2.fishing equipment 3.other rubbish. According to the statistics there have been 216,691 pieces of rubbish collected from the sea during 2009-2012. Most of the rubbish was plastic bags, rope, paper, bottles, cigarette etc which had been dumped by people.

 

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Therefore local people and tourists had to take care of the  beaches by putting their rubbish in the bin not in the sea or leaving it on the beach where it can be blown by the wind into the sea. Famous beaches such as Pattaya beach, Bangsaen beach and Hat Patong beach there were found to be a lot of rubbish in the sea. As a result of this the number of tourists has decreased and it has also affected to local economy. In addition some kinds of pollution can be dangerous such as toxic waste which kills sea life and skin irritation to swimmers.

 

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As the result of the finding people need to take care of the beaches. In 2012 Chonburi officials revealed that famous beaches in Bang Lamung and Sattahip districts reduced in size  because of the construction of buildings. It’s expected that Pattaya beach will disappear  within 22 years if we don’t do anything.

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