Welcome to Big Blue Conservation

Big Blue Conservation, Koh Tao, Thailand

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Artificial Reefs
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Introducing our own in house Marine Biologists

Dr. Jennifer Matthews

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Eco Jen is at present a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Technology in Sydney. She is Doctor of Philosophy in Marine Biology having graduated from Victoria University in Wellington, New Zealand and was included on the Dean’s List for Academic Excellence for her doctoral thesis. She has a Masters of Research in Ecology, Evolution, and Conservation from Imperial College in London, UK and wrote a thesis on integrating ecological criteria into coral nursery site selection for optimal reef resilience and restoration on Koh Tao in the Gulf of Thailand.

Rachel Linarts

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Rachel has a BSc Honours degree in Marine and Freshwater Biology from the University of Hull in the UK. She's worked with the British Marine Mammal Life Rescue Strandings and Rehabilitation and did her thesis on trout spawning in North East river systems affected by agricultural damming, and water extraction with her research being added to the regulations and assessments for the UK Environment Agency. She now works as an environmental consultant here on Koh Tao for mooring projects, clean up events and charity events.

Rachel Parry

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Rachel has a Post-Graduate Certificate in Sustainable Management and a Masters Degree in Environment and Sustainability from the University of Southern Queensland in Australia. She has worked as a Science and Community Officer for Global Vision International (GVI) in Mexico, a Project Co-ordinator in Costa Rica (also for GVI), an Outreach and Education Manager for the Whale Shark and Oceanic Research Centre (WSORC), and a Marine Educator for Ocean Life Education in Brisbane Australia.

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