Over 80 SBS employee of Bangkok Service Center recently participated in 2016 SBS Team building by collaborating Vinythai in “Coral Cultivation 80,000 Branches for His Majesty the King”. The project was initiated by the Marine Science Activity and Conservation Foundation and supported by Vinythai PCL, Rambhai Barni Rajabhat University, the Royal Thai Navy, and other organizations. Together the Bangkok SBS employee collaborated in building PVC pipe structures to propagate coral branches on a floating raft and cultivate a coral branch with PVC pipe in an area of Wat Chong Samaesarn, Sattahip District, Chonburi Province.
The participants also learned about the history of project, the needs of marine and coastal conservation and cultivated coral reefs with PVC pipes for nursing of marine animals. Ms. Oraluck Thammachoto, Record-to-Report (RtR) - CHINA Team addressก her appreciation to this activity “ I am very pleased to participate in the coral reef rehabilitation with PVC piping. I have learnt much more about marine and coastal resources protection and realized how important we should expand this awareness to everyone we know. I am so proud to be a part to collaborate this valuable project. Also, I am really thankful to Mr. Prasan Sangpaiboon, A Chairman of Marine Science Activity and Conservation Foundation supported by Vinythai PLC., has contributed to society by increase the marine and coastal preservation.” Oraluck also mentioned Helen Keller’s quote “Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much”
The “Vinythai Coral Cultivation 80,000 Branches for His Majesty the King” project was inaugurated in 2008 in honor of His Majesty the King, who is a role model for his efforts on natural resource conservation and environment protection. HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn presided over the project launch by propagating Staghorn Coral branches on PVC pipe structures.