Khao Kheow youth camp introduces 70 students to environmental conservation

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70 students from 11 Sriracha-area schools learned about the role of tigers and fish in nature at the 10th environmental youth camp at the Khao Kheow Open Zoo.

 

The “Tigers Preserve the Forest; Fish Preserve the Sea” camp, sponsored by the Esso refinery in Sriracha, saw students study conservation, plant genetics, clean Bang Saen Beach and explore marine ecosystems at the Sattahip Naval Base.

Representatives from Esso refinery in Sriracha donate 200,000 baht to the zoo.Representatives from Esso refinery in Sriracha donate 200,000 baht to the zoo.

Refinery spokesman Pairot Sasiwongpakdee, who also presented the zoo with a 200,000 baht donation, said Esso has sponsored the youth camp for a decade to instill in Thailand’s youth a love of nature and sense of responsibility to preserve it.

70 students from 11 Sriracha-area schools listen to experts talk about the role of tigers and fish in nature.70 students from 11 Sriracha-area schools listen to experts talk about the role of tigers and fish in nature.