Announcement : Announcement of New Measure to Conserve the Environment and Protect Natural Resources Bulletin

Announcement : Announcement of New Measure to Conserve the Environment and Protect Natural Resources

The Royal Thai Embassy has been informed by the Department of Marine and Coastal Resources, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of the Kingdom of Thailand, that a new measure to conserve the environment and protect natural resources at 24 beaches and coastal areas in Thailand was introduced on 30 October 2017.

         The measure, effective as of 31 January 2018, will prohibit the followings:

  1. smoking or disposing of cigarettes, except in designated areas;
  2. disposing of all forms of waste, including toxic waste such as polystyrene substance, plastic and leftover oil, except in designated  areas; and
  3. any act that can cause damage to the coastal areas.

The list of the said beaches and coastal areas is attached.

For any additional information, please contact the Department of Marine and Coastal Resources, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of the Kingdom of Thailand at Tel. (662) 143 9247.