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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
August 24th, 2011 – Sairee Clean Up in Project Aware’s Dive Against Debris month
August 24th, 2011 – Sairee Finally Gets a Clean Up The crew from Eco Koh Tao & Crystal Dive Resort in Project Aware’s Dive Against Debris month
August 24th, 2011 – Sairee Finally Gets a Clean Up The crew from Eco Koh Tao & Crystal Dive Resort in Project Aware’s Dive Against Debris month
August 24th, 2011 – Sairee Finally Gets a Clean Up The crew from Eco Koh Tao & Crystal Dive Resort in Project Aware’s Dive Against Debris month
August 24th, 2011 – Sairee Finally Gets a Clean Up The crew from Eco Koh Tao & Crystal Dive Resort in Project Aware’s Dive Against Debris month
August 24th, 2011 – Sairee Finally Gets a Clean Up The crew from Eco Koh Tao & Crystal Dive Resort in Project Aware’s Dive Against Debris month
August 24th, 2011 – Sairee Finally Gets a Clean Up The crew from Eco Koh Tao & Crystal Dive Resort in Project Aware’s Dive Against Debris month
August 24th, 2011 – Sairee  Clean Up in Project Aware’s Dive Against Debris month
August 24th, 2011 – Sairee  Clean Up in Project Aware’s Dive Against Debris month
August 24th, 2011 – Sairee Finally Gets a Clean Up The crew from Eco Koh Tao & Crystal Dive Resort in Project Aware’s Dive Against Debris month
August 24th, 2011 – Sairee Finally Gets a Clean Up The crew from Eco Koh Tao & Crystal Dive Resort in Project Aware’s Dive Against Debris month
August 24th, 2011 – Sairee Finally Gets a Clean Up The crew from Eco Koh Tao & Crystal Dive Resort in Project Aware’s Dive Against Debris month
August 24th, 2011 – Sairee Finally Gets a Clean Up The crew from Eco Koh Tao & Crystal Dive Resort in Project Aware’s Dive Against Debris month
The HTMS Sattakut - Koh Tao's Newest Artificial Reef
Sept 20th, The HTMS Sattakut - The fore gun
Sept 20th, The HTMS Sattakut -
Sept 20th, The HTMS Sattakut - Sylvain Pigeon inspects a blennie
Sept 20th, The HTMS Sattakut - A blennie in hiding
Sept 20th, The HTMS Sattakut - Bryozoan
Sept 20th, The HTMS Sattakut - Grouper
Sept 20th, The HTMS Sattakut -Ray
Sept 20th, The HTMS Sattakut - Kim Wilson & Simon Dowling
Sept 20th, The HTMS Sattakut - Kim Wilson
Sept 20th, The HTMS Sattakut - Snapper
Sept 20th, The HTMS Sattakut - Puffer
Coral Nurseries - 1 Year On, The Next Step
Sept 14, 2011 - Transplanting Corals from  the coral nursery back onto the natural reef. Kim Shimlaki with a fragment for tranplant
Sept 14, 2011 - Transplanting Corals from  the coral nursery back onto the natural reef. Kailash Cook with a fragment
Sept 14, 2011 - Transplanting Corals from  the coral nursery back onto the natural reef. Sylvain Pigeon & Kim Shimlaki hard at work
Sept 14, 2011 - Transplanting Corals from  the coral nursery back onto the natural reef. Sylvain Pigeon working on a fragment
Sept 14, 2011 - Transplanting Corals from the coral nursery back onto the natural reef. This one maintains it settlement Tube and is attached to dead branching coral with wire.
Sept 14, 2011 - Transplanting Corals from  the coral nursery back onto the natural reef. This one is attached to dead branching coral with wire.
Sept 14, 2011 - Transplanting Corals from the coral nursery back onto the natural reef. This one  is attached to dead branching coral with underwater putty
Sept 14, 2011 - Transplanting Corals from  the coral nursery back onto the natural reef. This one maintains it settlement Tube and is attached to dead branching coral with wire.
Sept 14, 2011 - Transplanting Corals from  the coral nursery back onto the natural reef. This one maintains it settlement Tube and is attached to dead branching coral with wire.
Sept 14, 2011 - Transplanting Corals from  the coral nursery back onto the natural reef. This one maintains it settlement Tube and is attached to dead branching coral with plastic cable ties.
Sept 15, 2011 - Transplanting Corals in Mae Haad: Experimenting with underwater putty and underwater epoxy as a method for fixing transplants.
Sept 15, 2011 - Transplanting Corals in Mae Haad: Experimenting with underwater putty and underwater epoxy as a method for fixing transplants. This one is Underwater Epxoy
Coral Nurseries - 1 Year On, The Next Step
Coral Nurseries - 1 Year On, The Next Step
Coral Nurseries - 1 Year On, The Next Step
Coral Nurseries - 1 Year On, The Next Step
Koh Tao Biorock - Hin Fai. Reef Restoration at Work Continues
Volunteer working on transplanting corals
Healthy Coral colonies on the Biorock structure.
Healthy Coral colonies on the Biorock structure.
Healthy Coral colonies on the Biorock structure.
Healthy Coral colonies on the Biorock structure.
Volunteers working on transplanting corals
Hydrogen bubbles get released into the water from the process of electrolysis through the sea water.
Volunteers at our Biorock site after a great afternoons' work
Volunteer Jen Dowling working on transplanting corals
Ecodiver Sylvain Pigeon does quadrants surveys which are an important way to measure the coral growth rates and coverage of the structure
Ecodiver Sylvain Pigeon does quadrants surveys which are an important way to measure the coral growth rates and coverage of the structure
Buoyancy World - Phase 1: Construction
Eco Koh Tao & Crystal Dive Resort's hard working Buoyancy World Crew, Day 1. Kailash Cook, James Wickham, Burger-Nathan Cook, Sylvain Pigeon, Yoram Falkenburg & Jennifer Dowling
Devrim Gunsel Zahir working the saw.
Sylvain Pigeon & Kailash Cook on the job at Buoyancy World day 1
James Wickham is the self designated foreman at Crystal Dive Resort's Buoyancy World Project
Jennifer Dowling on the hacksaw at Buoyancy World
Jennifer Matthews giving James Wickham the spanking he desrves.
Kailash Cook - Working hard or hardly working hey Mac?
Yoram Falkenburg with our load of cookie tins readt for recycling.
Kailash Cook breaking glass bottles preparing them to be coral transplant homes.
Crystal Dive Resort's 'Shipwreck' takes shape.
Caroline Leuba working on structures for Buoyancy World 2.0
Jennifer Dowling showing us her new hat.
Kailash Cook helping the shape and mould.
The team from New Heaven working on their structures
Caroline Leuba's very appropriate shirt
Simon Dowling has joined the Happy Hands Club and is very excited about it.
Tracey Uber Cook with her welding mask
Crystal Dive Resort's 'Shipwreck' takes shape.
Tracey Uber Cook & Devrim Gunsel Zahir
Kailash Cook helping the shape and mould.
Day 5 of Buoyancy World Construction - Sylvain Pigeon & James Wickham with the Crystal Dive Resort sign to go on the boat
Day 5 of Buoyancy World Construction - Kailash Cook with another Sea Urchin
Day 5 of Buoyancy World Construction -  Simon Dowling & Jennifer Dowling hard at it
Day 5 of Buoyancy World Construction - tree branches
Day 7, August 29 - Buoyancy World Construction is Going ahead in leaps and bounds. Bernadette Cook & Kailash Cook display their great flower
Day 7, August 29 - Buoyancy World Construction is Going ahead in leaps and bounds. Devrim Gunsel Zahir of Marine Conservation Koh Tao struggling under the weight without food or water!! Hard core!
Day 7, August 29 - Buoyancy World Construction is Going ahead in leaps and bounds. Lily Rough & Cassie Bishop lending a hand on a sunny afternoon
Day 7, August 29 - Buoyancy World Construction is Going ahead in leaps and bounds.Ivan Karadzic  of Crystal Dive Resort lending a helping hand. Cheers mate.
September 1, 2011 – Buoyancy World Construction continues but is almost reaching an end, thankfully! Eco Koh Tao
September 1, 2011 – Buoyancy World Construction continues but is almost reaching an end, thankfully! The ladies were along for some great assistance today. Thanks to Petra Bauer, Jennifer Dowling, Jane Spalding & Kim Wilson
PADI Executives take an Eco Dive with Crystal Dive & Eco Koh Tao
PADI CEO Drew Richardson pointing out our next location, Junkyard Reef during our eco-dive afternoon on Koh Tao.
Buoyancy Practice at Buoyancy World
Buoyancy Practice at Buoyancy World
PADI executives helping with coral transplants at Buoyancy World during their eco-dive afternoon.
PADI executives helping with coral transplants at Buoyancy World during their eco-dive afternoon.
PADI executives helping with coral transplants at Buoyancy World during their eco-dive afternoon.
 IDCS Nathan Cook shows how to transplant coral fragments to artificial structures at Buoyancy World yesterday
 IDCS Nathan Cook shows how to transplant coral fragments to artificial structures at Buoyancy World yesterday
Enjoying the artificial structures at Junkyard Reef
Enjoying the artificial structures at Junkyard Reef
Enjoying the artificial structures at Junkyard Reef
Enjoying the artificial structures at Junkyard Reef
 IDCS Nathan Cook shows how to transplant coral fragments to artificial structures at Buoyancy World yesterday
 IDCS Nathan Cook shows how to transplant coral fragments to artificial structures at Buoyancy World yesterday
All the crew after a fantastic couple of dives at Twins/Buoyancy World and Junkyard.
IDCS Nathan Cook and Environmentalist Kailash Cook give a presentation on reef restoration on Koh Tao.
IDCS Nathan Cook and Environmentalist Kailash Cook give a presentation on reef restoration on Koh Tao.
PADI Executives take an Eco Dive with Crystal Dive & Eco Koh Tao
PADI Executives take an Eco Dive with Crystal Dive & Eco Koh Tao
August 8th,2011 - Crystal Dive & Eco Koh Tao Busy Rigging Mooring Lines for Koh Tao
Small buoys to protect snorkeling areas
Mooring Buoys to prevent boats dropping anchors around our fragile island.
Chad Scott of Marine Conservation Koh Tao working on the ropes
All the crew who helped out on a hot, hot day.
Chad Scott of Marine Conservation Koh Tao demonstrating just what needs to be done with the lines.
Some of the volunteers
Kailash Cook of Eco Koh Tao was a great help with all the rope action
Kailash Cook of Eco Koh Tao
Kailash Cook of Eco Koh Tao imitating 'Atlas'
Mooring Lines stretched out
Tracey Uber working hard on the lines
All the ropes we received to work on securing the islands dive sites.
Rope-a-plenty on Koh Tao. Now we just need to put it to good use.
August 4th, 2011 – Rebuilding the Island for Project Aware
The Erosion Control Crew
Kailash Cook & his hoe
Kailash Cook holding one of the erosion control logs being installed on the road to Tanote Bay.
Working hard or hardly working hey James?
August 4th, 2011 – Rebuilding the Island for Project Aware
Why do you always get injured James?
It was hard but fun work in the hot sun.
It was hard but fun work in the hot sun.
The road that has eroded away.