Experts contradict govt on coastal erosion, Thailand

Posted In Erosion, News

Photograph: © SAF – Coastal Care


Coastal erosion in Thailand is getting worse, not better, as had been earlier announced by the Department of Marine and Coastal Resources.

Experts reported that about 830 kilometres, or 30 per cent, of all coastlines in Thailand were at critical levels for erosion at a rate of more than five metres per year. This is far worse than stated in information from the coastal resources department, which recently said only 145 kilometres out of a total 3,000 kilometres of shoreline were regarded as critical areas for erosion…

Read Full Article; The Nation (02-28-2018)


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