PHUKET: Fossilized shells at a beach dating back 75 million years and over 10,000 rai of the country’s second-largest seagrass area in Krabi would be destroyed if the coal seaport and coal-fired power-plant project go ahead, an environmental watch agency warned on March 6.

Adding to the concerns over the project, the local tourism association in Koh Lanta is worried that the project would jeopardize the area’s tourism, an industry which generates between 1.4 and 1.

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