Senee Kruawan lives on the Thai island of Koh Klang. He spends lots of time on the beach. But he doesn't like what he sees there. People are littering everywhere. The garbage ends up in the sea. He wants to change all that.
Southeast Asia's once-pristine beaches buckle under tourism strain. The Philippines' Boracay and Thailand's Maya Beach are facing temporary shutdowns. Could the closures become "test cases" for other destinations?
With its eco-chic hotels, yoga retreats, Mayan ruins, luscious jungles and turquoise ocean, the Mexican town of Tulum has become the new bohemian hotspot. But at a devastating cost to the environment.
The Thai government is planning to adopt measures against increasing environmental damage caused by tourism on three popular islands in southern Thailand.
Twenty-three tourists have been stung by poisonous jellyfish on a beach in the southern Thai province of Songkhla in recent days, officials told on Tuesday.
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