Crocodiles are good business in Thailand. They have attracted tourists for years, now the business is growing. Croc farmers sell the reptiles' meat, skin and even their blood.
Overnight tourist stays on Thailand's popular Similan islands were banned starting Tuesday, as the government took another step toward tackling environmental problems caused by mass tourism.
Thailand authorities decided to indefinitely extend the closure of the beautiful bay made famous by the Leonardo DiCaprio movie "The Beach" until it recovers from years of environment damage caused by too many tourists.
A search in crocodile-infested Daintree National Park for at least 20 people believed to be migrants is underway in Queensland. Their boat ran aground near Daintree River, north of Cairns.
The famous Maya Bay in Thailand has been closed for three months to give its coral reefs a chance to recover. After the reopening on October 1st, each visit will be limited to one hour.
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