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Koh Chang aims for climate-friendly tag

Two groups suggest CO2-reducing acts

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Koh Chang in Trat province will be promoted as the first climate-friendly tourism destination in Asean when the Asean Economic Community takes effect at the end of 2015, says the Designated Areas for Sustainable Tourism Administration (Dasta). 

A view of the lighthouse on Koh Chang, which will attempt to become the first climate-friendly tourism destination in Asean.

Dasta in collaboration with Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) hopes to change the image of Koh Chang and its vicinity from a general tourism site to a low-carbon destination, said director-general Nalikatibhag Sangsnit.

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