Photo Release: SCG leads 900 volunteers to build fish home from PE100 pipes for the 7th year Return fertility to eastern coast and fortify Thai local fishery

General Press Releases Tuesday June 26, 2018 14:32
Bangkok--26 Jun--Ogilvy Public Relations

SCG, led by Mr. Pricha Attavipach (6th left), Director, The Siam Cement Group, Public Company Limited and Mr. Cholanat Yanaranop (5th right), President, Chemicals Business, SCG, together with Rayong's Deputy Governor Mr. Teerawat Sudsook (6th right), and Mr.Puchong Saritdeechaikul (5th left), Director of Marine and Coastal Resources Conservation Centre 1, and Mr. Maitree Rodpon (4th right), President of Fisher Folk Community Enterprise of Mueang District and Baan Chang Samakkee District attended the opening ceremony of "Conserving Water from the Mountains to the Mighty Rivers… Volunteer Building SCG Fish Home" at Laem Charoen Public Park, Rayong, on June 23, 2018. The event was joined by over 900 attendees from fisher folk groups in Rayong and public volunteers nationwide who gathered to build artificial fish homes made from unused PE100 pipe leftover from SCG's manufacturing tests for polyethylene moulding. All 50 fish homes will be placed on the sea grounds to serve as marine nursery habitats and increasing marine population along with restoring coastal marine ecosystems. Furthermore, the initiative also aims to improve living conditions and foster local fisher folk empowerment..

Since 2012, SCG in collaboration with local fishery groups and Office of Marine and Coastal Resources Management has already placed a total of 1,400 fish homes, covering up to 35 square meters of coastal conservation area in Rayong, Chonburi and Chanthaburi provinces where participated fisher folk groups have joined force to protect the coastal resources in harmony. SCG has continued to support the local fishing communities to strengthen their network and targeted to contribute more fish homes throughout the eastern coastal region in the future.

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