Court orders restoration of Maya Bay

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The Bangkok Post

Famed site was damaged during filming of “The Beach” 24 years ago. The Supreme Court has ordered the Forestry Department to restore Maya Bay, which was environmentally damaged during shooting of the Hollywood movie “The Beach” in 1998. The ruling was read out at the Civil Court on Tuesday. “The Beach”, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, was filmed in Thailand with most shooting done on Maya Bay Beach. Controversy beset the production when allegations of ecological vandalism were made after imported palm trees were planted to make the “perfect” beach even more perfect. The area was later also damaged …

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