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An Aquaman-type underwater utopia is being developed near Koh Pha Ngan island in Surat Thani province, out of redundant oil and gas rigs. Natural Resources and Environment department revealed plans are well underway to utilize decommissioned oil rigs to develop a new diving destination for tourists located around 7.5 nautical miles north east of Koh Pha Ngan island. The benefits of the steel rigs being turned into artificial coral reefs to form part of a marine ecosystem is threefold: to attract diving enthusiasts to the area, improve the environment for marine species, and support the fishing industry. Natural Resources and […]

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