Diver Profile

Project AWARE's online environmental community working together for ocean protection.

crystaldive's Photos

International Coral Reef Symposium 2012
International Coral Reef Symposium 2012
Cairns Convention Centre with its state of the art 'eco' designs is the venue for this years symposium.
In an effort to keep consumption down hessian bags have been produced for the delegates as part of their ‘package’. Made from sustainable materials unwanted bags can be donated back at the end of the conference.
International Coral Reef Symposium 2012
Delegates enjoying the welcome reception on Sunday.
International Coral Reef Symposium 2012
International Coral Reef Symposium 2012
Emily (from the Scripps University and minding the booth for the Coral Reef Sytems crew) and myself worked long & hard on ecosystem schematic. I felt there were some icons missing so I proceeded to craw them in myself. Note the  aquarium tank and scuba diving photgrapher below.
Preparing for my talk at the ICRS.
Dr Suchana ‘Apple’ Chavanich presenting her presentation on coral cultivation
Dive Site CleanUp 26 May 2012
Dive Site CleanUp 26 May 2012
Nets away!!
Dive Site CleanUp 26 May 2012
Dive Site CleanUp 26 May 2012
Dive Site CleanUp 26 May 2012
Dive Site CleanUp 26 May 2012
Dive Site CleanUp 26 May 2012
Dive Site CleanUp 26 May 2012
Dive Site CleanUp 26 May 2012
Dive Site CleanUp 26 May 2012
Dive Site CleanUp 26 May 2012
Think Beyond Plastic
Think Beyond Plastic
Think Beyond Plastic
Think Beyond Plastic
Think Beyond Plastic
Think Beyond Plastic
Think Beyond Plastic
Think Beyond Plastic
Think Beyond Plastic
Think Beyond Plastic
December 30, 2011 – Final Dive Against Debris for 2011
December 30, 2011 –  Final Dive Against Debris for 2011
December 30, 2011 –  Final Dive Against Debris for 2011
December 30, 2011 –  Final Dive Against Debris for 2011
December 30, 2011 –  Final Dive Against Debris for 2011
December 30, 2011 –  Final Dive Against Debris for 2011
December 30, 2011 –  Final Dive Against Debris for 2011
December 30, 2011 –  Final Dive Against Debris for 2011
December 30, 2011 –  Final Dive Against Debris for 2011
December 30, 2011 –  Final Dive Against Debris for 2011
December 30, 2011 –  Final Dive Against Debris for 2011
December 30, 2011 –  Final Dive Against Debris for 2011
December 30, 2011 –  Final Dive Against Debris for 2011
December 30, 2011 –  Final Dive Against Debris for 2011
December 30, 2011 –  Final Dive Against Debris for 2011
December 30, 2011 –  Final Dive Against Debris for 2011
December 4 – 5th, 2011 – Huge Net Cleared from Chumphon Pinnacle
December 4 – 5th, 2011 – Huge Net Cleared from Chumphon Pinnacle
December 4 – 5th, 2011 – Huge Net Cleared from Chumphon Pinnacle
December 4 – 5th, 2011 – Huge Net Cleared from Chumphon Pinnacle
December 4 – 5th, 2011 – Huge Net Cleared from Chumphon Pinnacle
December 4 – 5th, 2011 – Huge Net Cleared from Chumphon Pinnacle
December 4 – 5th, 2011 – Huge Net Cleared from Chumphon Pinnacle
December 20th, 2011 – Koh Tao’s First Ever Reef Check Instructor Training
December 20th, 2011 – Koh Tao’s First Ever Reef Check Instructor Training
December 20th, 2011 – Koh Tao’s First Ever Reef Check Instructor Training
December 20th, 2011 – Koh Tao’s First Ever Reef Check Instructor Training
December 20th, 2011 – Koh Tao’s First Ever Reef Check Instructor Training
December 20th, 2011 – Koh Tao’s First Ever Reef Check Instructor Training
December 20th, 2011 – Koh Tao’s First Ever Reef Check Instructor Training
December 20th, 2011 – Koh Tao’s First Ever Reef Check Instructor Training
December 20th, 2011 – Koh Tao’s First Ever Reef Check Instructor Training
December 20th, 2011 – Koh Tao’s First Ever Reef Check Instructor Training
Junkyard Reef - An Artificial Reef & Experiment in Adhesion
Junkyard Reef - An Artificial Reef & Experiment in Adhesion
Junkyard Reef - An Artificial Reef & Experiment in Adhesion
Junkyard Reef - An Artificial Reef & Experiment in Adhesion
Junkyard Reef - An Artificial Reef & Experiment in Adhesion
Junkyard Reef - An Artificial Reef & Experiment in Adhesion
Junkyard Reef - An Artificial Reef & Experiment in Adhesion
Junkyard Reef - An Artificial Reef & Experiment in Adhesion
Junkyard Reef - An Artificial Reef & Experiment in Adhesion
Junkyard Reef - An Artificial Reef & Experiment in Adhesion
Junkyard Reef - An Artificial Reef & Experiment in Adhesion
Junkyard Reef - An Artificial Reef & Experiment in Adhesion
Twins: Nurseries and Artificial Reefs - A Match Made in Heaven
Twins: Nurseries and Artificial Reefs - A Match Made in Heaven
Twins: Nurseries and Artificial Reefs - A Match Made in Heaven
Twins: Nurseries and Artificial Reefs - A Match Made in Heaven
Twins: Nurseries and Artificial Reefs - A Match Made in Heaven
Twins: Nurseries and Artificial Reefs - A Match Made in Heaven
Twins: Nurseries and Artificial Reefs - A Match Made in Heaven
Twins: Nurseries and Artificial Reefs - A Match Made in Heaven
Twins: Nurseries and Artificial Reefs - A Match Made in Heaven
Twins: Nurseries and Artificial Reefs - A Match Made in Heaven
Twins: Nurseries and Artificial Reefs - A Match Made in Heaven
Twins: Nurseries and Artificial Reefs - A Match Made in Heaven
Twins: Nurseries and Artificial Reefs - A Match Made in Heaven
A Dive for Debris during the Big Shark Shout Out
October 22nd, 2011 – The crew from Eco Koh Tao & Crystal Dive Resort in Project AWARE Foundation’s Dive Against Debris & Big Shark Shout Out. Pre-dive it was a bit wet.
October 22nd, 2011 – The crew from Eco Koh Tao & Crystal Dive Resort in Project AWARE Foundation’s Dive Against Debris & Big Shark Shout Out. Pre-dive it was a bit wet.
October 22nd, 2011 – The crew from Eco Koh Tao & Crystal Dive Resort in Project AWARE Foundation’s Dive Against Debris & Big Shark Shout Out. Pre-dive it was a bit wet.
October 22nd, 2011 – The crew from Eco Koh Tao & Crystal Dive Resort in Project AWARE Foundation’s Dive Against Debris & Big Shark Shout Out. Pre-dive it was a bit wet.
October 22nd, 2011 – The crew from Eco Koh Tao & Crystal Dive Resort in Project Aware’s Dive Against Debris & Big Shark Shout Out
October 22nd, 2011 – The crew from Eco Koh Tao & Crystal Dive Resort in Project Aware’s Dive Against Debris & Big Shark Shout Out
October 22nd, 2011 – The crew from Eco Koh Tao & Crystal Dive Resort in Project Aware’s Dive Against Debris & Big Shark Shout Out
October 22nd, 2011 – The crew from Eco Koh Tao & Crystal Dive Resort in Project Aware’s Dive Against Debris & Big Shark Shout Out
October 22nd, 2011 – The crew from Eco Koh Tao & Crystal Dive Resort in Project Aware’s Dive Against Debris & Big Shark Shout Out
October 22nd, 2011 – The crew from Eco Koh Tao & Crystal Dive Resort in Project Aware’s Dive Against Debris & Big Shark Shout Out
October 22nd, 2011 – The crew from Eco Koh Tao & Crystal Dive Resort in Project Aware’s Dive Against Debris & Big Shark Shout Out
October 22nd, 2011 – The crew from Eco Koh Tao & Crystal Dive Resort in Project Aware’s Dive Against Debris & Big Shark Shout Out
Learning from the Past, Moving Forward: Coral Nurseries - Mae Haad
October 7 - 2011 - Coral fragments grown from last year (2010) that we re-fragmented to create some of this years nursery.
October 7 - 2011 - Coral fragments grown from last year (2010)  re-fragmented to create some of this years nursery.
October 7 - 2011 - Coral fragments grown from last year (2010) that we re-fragmented to create some of this years nursery.
October 7 - 2011 - Caitlin Jessica helping to secure the coral fragments grown for transplant in the nursery.
October 7 - 2011 - Tracey Uber Cook helping to secure the coral fragments grown for transplant in the nursery.
October 7 - 2011 - Securing the coral fragments grown for transplant in the nursery. They sit in these trays first before we take them underwater.
October 7 - 2011 - Securing the coral fragments  in the nursery. They sit in these trays for about 12 months before we move them out.
October 7 - 2011 - These are some of the corals that have been moved out onto our artificial reef, secured here with nails to stop the fish pulling them out.
October 7 - 2011 - These are some of the corals that have been moved out onto our artificial reef, secured under our structures.
October 7 - 2011 - These are some of the corals that have been moved out onto our artificial reef, secured here with many method  to stop the fish pulling them out.
October 7 - 2011 - Caitlin Jessica helping to secure the coral fragments to our artificial reef
October 14, 2011 - Our final day (for now) working on the nurseries at Junkyard. Here a grouper admires our work.
October 14, 2011 - Our final day (for now) working on the nurseries at Junkyard. James Wickham working on the rope nurseries
October 14, 2011 - Our final day (for now) working on the nurseries at Junkyard. Here a grouper admires our work. Jennifer Dowling securing corals underwater
October 14, 2011 - Our final day (for now) working on the nurseries at Junkyard. Here a grouper admires our work. Pearl Sirasa Kantaratanakul securing corals.
October 14, 2011 - Our final day (for now) working on the nurseries at Junkyard. Here a grouper admires our work. Kailash Cook & Simon Dowling securing coral
October 14, 2011 - Our final day (for now) working on the nurseries at Junkyard. Here a grouper admires our work. Tracey Uber Cook securing corals to our rope nursery.
October 14, 2011 - Our final day (for now) working on the nurseries at Junkyard. Simon Dowling
October 14, 2011 - Our final day (for now) working on the nurseries at Junkyard. HA finished tray of corals
October 14, 2011 - Our final day (for now) working on the nurseries at Junkyard. Nice work by all - James Wickham, Jennifer Dowling, Simon Dowling, Kailash Cook,Tracey Uber Cook, Pearl Sirasa Kantaratanaku