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  • Phang Nga Conservancy

    Phang Nga Conservancy

    Phang Nga Bay Conservancy was a natural development for the International Business Association of Phuket (IBAP) to initiate. In many ways all members of IBAP are connected to Phang Nga Bay, some directly as tour and diving businesses, and others indirectly … Continue reading

  • Thai Diving Association TDA

    Thai Diving Association TDA

          The Thai Diving association (TDA) was founded on 12 December 2004 and registered as an officially association in Thailand on 20 March 2005. TDA is the national diving association of Thailand and internationally recognized by being full … Continue reading

  • Green Fins

    Green Fins

      Why Green Fins?  Monitoring of the socio-economic impacts/benefits of coral reefs has been noted as a common and urgent need in the SE Asian region. As a contribution to, and in support of, relevant work undertaken in the region, … Continue reading

  • PILOT: PMBC Breeding program

    PILOT: PMBC Breeding program

    History The Phuket Marine Biological Center (PMBC) was established under a bilateral agreement between the governments of Thailand and Denmark after the 5th Thai-Danish Expedition in the Andaman Sea area off the coast of Thailand in 1966. The first bilateral … Continue reading

  • PILOT: Aleenta Turtle Foundation

    PILOT: Aleenta Turtle Foundation

    Aleenta Resorts & Spas Mai Khao Marine Turtle Initiative, managed by corporate social responsibility group, Pure Blue Foundation, which also pioneered the groundbreaking reef restoration project off the coast of the resort. The Pure Blue Foundation was created by Aleenta … Continue reading

  • PILOT: Laguna Turtle Foundation

    PILOT: Laguna Turtle Foundation

    The Sea Turtle Release project aims to raise funds and awareness in support of the Phuket Marine Biological Centre and Third Naval Area Command, Royal Thai Navy Sea Turtle Release Program– A program that includes a study of nesting behavior … Continue reading

  • PILOT: Mai Khao Turtle Foundation

    PILOT: Mai Khao Turtle Foundation

    The Mai Khao Marine Turtle Foundation was launched in March 2002 during the grand opening celebrations of JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa to raise funds and awareness of the endangered leatherback turtles which nest on the Mai Khao Beach.  … Continue reading

  • PILOT: Aleenta Resort, Phang Nga coral planting

    PILOT: Aleenta Resort, Phang Nga coral planting

  • Plastic Oceans

    Plastic Oceans

    Plastic Oceans Marine litter in particular plastic waste is a global problem. The vast majority of plastic waste is destined for land fill sites which limits the impact through containment however does not solve the problem. A significant proportion of … Continue reading

  • PROTECT: Turtles

    PROTECT: Turtles

    TURTLES IN THAILAND Thailand has four main species of Marine Turtles and all of them are being severely threatened by over fishing and are caught in nets or their beach nests are disturbed so they don’t have babies. It is … Continue reading