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Phi Phi Island, Thailand

by WCC on March 2, 2012

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Ko Phi Phi is a group of islands in the Andaman Sea off the west coast of southern Thailand – comprising the main island of Ko Phi Phi Don ( เกาะ พี พี ดอน ) and the smaller neighboring island of Ko Phi Phi Leh.

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To the north lie the small islands of Ko Mai Phai ( Bamboo Island , เกาะ ไม้ไผ่ ) and Ko Yung ( Mosquito Island , เกาะ ยุง ), which are only inhabited by some fishermen. In the south are the islands of Ko-inaccessible cliffs Bida Nai ( เกาะ บิ ด็ะ ใน ) and Ko Bida Nok ( เกาะ บิ ด็ะ นอก ). They are due to the diversity of the surrounding coral reefs and steep walls – which range up to 24 meters in depth – very popular with divers.

Together they form the 390-acre Has Noppharat Thara Marine National Park ( อุทยานแห่งชาติ หาด นพรัตน์ ธารา ) in Amphoe Muang , Krabi province and provide an ideal environment for water and diving activities against the backdrop of towering, by the forces of nature bizarre processed rock formations. But tourism, including many day visitors, threatened the fragile ecostructure that for these masses to small islands. Above all, the garbage problem seems to be the local authorities in over his head. This meant that the film crew of ” The Beach “to eliminate only three cubic meters of rubbish, but it should even for significant environmental damage, even in the coral reefs have provided.

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