artificial reef

Date: 
Aug. 22/11
Location: 
Crystal Dive
Mae Haad Vacant Land Opposite the Post Office
Koh Tao 84360
Thailand
10° 5' 1.824" N, 99° 49' 38.8704" E

In 2009-10 we built an artificial reef designed as a training area for divers. It has been a great experiment. 

 

In 2011 we plan to expand on that effort. Come along to join in all the fun. August 23 - 31st, 9am til 5pm everyday. Deployment will be in September. 

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In 2008, the local community of Koh Tao took the first, but very large, steps towards making marine conservation a priority for our island. Along with the Save Koh Tao Group, seventeen local dive schools and a number of local businesses donated and raised almost 1 million Baht to build a Biorock™ alternative dive site on the island. Becoming the largest Biorock in the Gulf of Thailand, and the world’s first Biorock SCUBA diver training area.

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Date: 
Jun. 08/11
Location: 
TSD, Malapascua Island Malapascua Island 6013
Philippines
10° 5' 39.6348" N, 123° 31' 0.2028" E

To help celebrate the launch of the new Project AWARE, Thresher Shark Divers Malapascua will be hosting a very special event on June 8th. 

Our House Reef is an artificial reef that has been under construction for 2 years.  It is already attracting lots of coral growth and marine life. 

We will be adding another structure to this reef: one of our old boats will be sunk, upside down. These boats attract coral growth and provide a covered environment for all manner of fish life to hide :-)

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