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Mai Khao Beach and Reef Clean Up 2010

Turtle News Mai Khao Marine Turtle Foundation committee agreed to support Phuket Marine Biological Center (PMBC) to construct a new rehabilitation pond for the injured turtles with budget around 600,000 THB.

The information from PMBC shows that there are around 33 turtles stranded on the beach each year, 58% of them alive but most of the alive turtles were injured especially at their flipper from the fishing nets. Now PMBC takes care of 31 injured turtles some of which cannot be released. The existing pond now is in the bad condition.

Money from MKMTF will construct the new rehabilitation pond with the water system for long term health care of these turtles.

Youth from schools in Mai Khao which join Bright Project started their own environment activity already. Ta Chat Chai School had activities to collect the waste in the community and planted trees in the beach forest near Sarasin Bridge. This event is to celebrate the HRH Queen Sirikit’s Birthday on 12th August also. In September, youth from Ban Mai Khao School learned how to make the products from the milk plastic bags. They plan to send their products to a competition by the end of this year.

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JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa, Marriott Vacation Club, Mai Khao Beach, Marriott’s Phuket Beach Club, Anantara Phuket Resort & Spa, Phuket Rajabhat University, Mai Khao Subdistrict Administra-tion Organization, Phuket Marine Biological Center, Marine and Coastal Resources Conservation Center 5 (Phuket), WWF, John Gray Sea Canoe, Green Fins, Turtle Watch, Sea Bees Diving, Third Naval Area Command, Ban Mai Khao school, Ban Mak Prok school, Hong Yong Bamrung school, Ban Ko En school, Ta Chat Chat school, Sirinath National Park and local community in Mai Khao

Mai Khao Marine Turtle Foundation

Mai Khao, Talang, Phuket 83110 Tel/Fax: +66 7631 4825 info@maikhaoturtlefoundation.com, www.maikhaoturtlefoundation.com

Turtle News

Mai Khao Environment and Turtle Conservation Plan Workshop 2nd

Our New Shop Products – MKMTF launched new products “T-shirt for Kid” with 3 cute designs. You can buy our products at Turtle Awareness Center, 2nd floor, turtle village or JW boutique, JW Marriott Phuket Resort&Spa.

Tai Muang National Park Reef Clean up at Tai Maung National Park, Phang-Nga

On Saturday 27th, November 2010, MKMTF together with Sea Bees Diving and Marine and Coastal Resources Conservation center 5 (Phuket) will organize a Mai Khao Beach and reef clean up on Mai Khao beach from 8.00— 12.00. People who want to join this event please confirm at info@maikhaoturtlefoundation.com or 076 314 825

On 16th August 2010, MKMTF together with Marine and Coastal Resources Conservation Center 5

(Phuket) organized the Mai Khao Environment and Turtle Conservation Plan Workshop 2nd at Mai Khao Sub-district Administration Organization. There were participants from many organizations and communities who joined this workshop to create the plan for environment and turtle preservation in Mai Khao area for the year of 2010 and 2011.

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