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Mobilize Garbage Collection to Restore the sea

On October 9th, 2022, the Department of Marine and Coastal Resources by Office of Marine and Coastal Resources No.2 (Chonburi) together with Pattaya city, Na Jomtien municipality diver volunteer network of volunteers to protect the sea and tour operators organized a participatory waste collection activity in the marine ecosystem at Jomtien Beach. Ban Amphoe Beach, Koh Larn, Chonburi Province to collecting residual waste in the marine ecosystem, the whole beach ecosystem and ecosystems in coral reefs divided into collecting beach trash 140 people, 60 volunteer divers, total 200 people, with a total of 8,450 kg of trash. When sorted, most of the beach trash was found to be wood chips, damaged boats, and plastic waste, totaling 4,850 kg most of them are glass bottles, fishing tools, plastic waste, and another 3,600 kg This is to create awareness of the conservation of natural resources and the environment and to make all sectors aware of the impact of marine debris on the ecosystem.

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