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GHOST NET REMOVAL EXERCISE in Abu Dhabi
Darren conducting the pre-dive safety briefing. Photo credit: Andre Cossette, PADI MSDT)
Divers listening to the safety briefing. Photo credit: Andre Cossette
not so shy batfish. Photo credit: Andre Cossette
old abandoned nets still lying on the MV Jassim. Photo credit: Andre Cossette
abandoned lines, up close and personal. Photo credit: Andre Cossette
Daz and nets, lines and hooks! Photo credit: Andre Cossette
using the wooden stick to roll up the many meters of line. Photo credit: Andre Cossette
look at our catch! Photo credit: Andre Cosstte
cutting, rolling, securing the abandoned nets, lines and hooks. Photo credit: Andre Cossette
Rania and Kathleen @ safety stop. Photo credit: Andre Cossette
Our clean up crew! Photo credit: Andre Cossette
Great team work guys! Photo credit: Andre Cossette
Great work, guys! ps. Nice drysuit! Photo credit: Kathleen Russell
Reef Check Training in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Divers getting ready for the in-water examination for Reef Check.
Reef Check Training in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reef Check Training in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reef Check Training in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reef Check Training in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reef Check Training in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
IHG Abu Dhabi Underwater Clean Up 2011
some marine debris collected by the divers. We reuse the mesh bags and gloves for future cleanups.
Friendly volunteers from the clean up.
Abandoned nets = entangled marine life
Volunteers from the IHG (Inter Continental Hotel ABu Dhabi) team! Great work guys!!!
We brought up a full plastic furniture set with tables and chairs from the seabed????
IHG volunteers
Is this where the satelite disk was found?
Divers and kayakers make a great eco team for underwater clean ups.
More marine debris!
Al Mahara crew trying to free the entangled crabs inthe nets.
IHG clean up
Thank you to the kayakers who assisted the divers!
Finley volunteers for charitable donations to the UAE Red Crescent
Finley and Kathleen at the UAE Red Crescent
Volunteers help with unloading and loading of donation items.
Finley and Lena standing by the Red Crescent lorry full of donations.
Finley seeks sharks on MV Ludwig wreck dive in Abu Dhabi
Finley and Kathleen siluette against the wreck.
Finley and the dive buddies, Andi, Vaughn Dee and Kathleen!
a turtle came to greet us!
Shoals of yellow snappers were abundant on the wreck.
we saw allot of pipes along the deck of the wreck which is lying on its portside.
Can anyone spot the difference?
Finley trying on some rescue techniques on Vance.
Finley seeks sharks on MV Ludwig wreck dive in Abu Dhabi
Finley, Vaughn Dee and Kathleen=happy wreck divers