Case Studies

Promoting the Sustainable Use and Conservation of Marine Resources, and Cultivating Awareness of Legal Compliance in Fishing Practices among Local Youth and Communities

In the past year, Aquatic Resources Research Institute together with Department of Marine Science, Chulalongkorn University, Thai Island and Sea Nature History Museum, Busrakham Oil (Thailand) Ltd. and Valeura Energy have conducted educational programs for national and local communities on aquaculture and sustainable management of coral reef ecosystems.  During 2023, more 300 students from 6 schools and local children in fishing villages from Sattahip area attended these 7 camps.   During the camps, they also had hands on experiences on how to conduct aquaculture and tourism activities with environmental friendliness for sustainability.  In addition, the lessons and activities at the camps included raising awareness on overfishing and illegal fishing practices, and how the local can involve in monitoring and reporting the illegal activities to the governmental offices.


  • Faculty of Science, Chulalongkorn University
  • Aquatic Resources Research Institute, Chulalongkorn University