On Saturday 27th July 2019 – Phuket had an event “Laguna Phuket’s 25th annual sea turtle release”. 40 young sea turtles were released into the tranquil waters of the Andaman Sea to begin their lifetime ocean odysseys at Laguna Phuket’s 25th annual sea turtle release in the late afternoon on Phuket Marine Biological Centre (PMBC) beachfront in Phuket, Thailand. Led by Mr. Phakaphong Tavipatana, Phuket Governor, the beach ceremony was part of Laguna Phuket’s on-going environmental partnership with Phuket Marine Biological Centre and the 3rd Area Naval Command, Royal Thai Navy to help the plight of endangered sea turtles. Over the course of 25 years since its first activity in 1994, more than 4,500 people have participated in the initiative, 2,145 sea turtles have been released and more than 7 million Baht raised for PMBC’s ongoing programmes.
Facebook Album : 25 Years of Wildlife Conservation Marked at Laguna Phuket Sea Turtle Conservation 2019