Reef Check is an International eco-monitoring program for divers the world over. Collecting data to help scientists, governments, resource managers and other stakeholders to manage coral reef environments.
The first Reef Check Ecodiver Instructor Course held on Koh Tao will be a huge hit allowing the many dive professionals on Koh Tao to join the ranks of conservationists by teaching.
Crystal Dive Resort is at the forefront of marine conservation and education in Thailand. From mooring buoys installation and Dive Against Debris activities, to coral reef monitoring, artificial reefs and community projects, the team at Crystal Dive is always busy helping to ensure their local marine ecosystems remain healthy and vibrant.
Building and construction of the addition to our artificial reef at Twins has been a huge project and seems like an endless month in the making. The time has come to bless and deploy our hard work.
Crystal Dive & Eco Koh Tao have built a ship specifically to receive coral transplants from our coral nurseries so getting our structure in the water is only half the work. Underwater we need to arrange the ‘ship’ and then transplant our budding coral colonies.
Koh Tao located in the Gulf of Thailand is widely known as a haven for scuba divers from all around the globe. With many people visiting the island which only covers an area of about 21 square kilometers, local dive centers are running eco friendly programs to help relief some of the environmental stress and pressure that ever increasing tourism put on Koh Tao's natural resources.
Today Finley got a tour around Sairee Village in Koh Tao.... Finley met so many new friends and most of all shark enthusiasts that have been promoting, talking and sharing stories about sharks for many years, now finally Finley got to know the local people, people that care!