Video en Español
Created by Dany Mendoza of @night_snorkel_cozumel, this video captures interviews wt Solène Jonveaux, our lead marine biologist, and Mirand Riós González, our 1st volunteer and co-teacher for Tec fo Monterrey university Zoe coral restoration course.
This updated video of "Zoe - A Living Sea Sculpture" is to show thanks and share the progress of this memorial artificial coral reef restoration project in Cozumel, Mexico. Thank you to all of our generous donors and volunteers who make this artistic reef project and coral habitat possible. Compilation & editing by Tamara Lee Taylor.
Huge thanks to Theresa Steger, Benji Buchholz, and Jose Luis Prada Orozco for your work in the ocean! These beautiful images of Zoe and the surrounding area by Jose Luis Prada Orozco are important to our research.
Cleaning harmful algae from the artificial bio-art reef structure, documenting the corals, health, and progress of Zoe - A Living Sea Sculpture.
Cleaning, care, monitoring, planting, and documenting the health and progress for Zoe - A Living Sea Sculpture.
Monitoring and showing reef progress.
March and April 2018 care and monitoring of Zoe - A Living Sea Sculpture
Located in Cozumel, Mexico, this steel underwater sculpture was created by Colleen Flanigan and an international team to regenerate endangered coral reefs. It is an electrified mineral accretion (aka Biorock) habitat to help enhance marine biodiversity in an area hard hit by hurricanes and pollution. At 4m deep, you can visit by diving or snorkeling.
Living Sea Sculpture being delivered at Puerto Cancun. Due to permitting and location issues, it took until September 2016 to find its home and install Zoe - A Living Sea Sculpture in Cozumel, MX. Combining art and environmental science together for the revitalization of marine habitats. Watch this memorial coral refuge livestreaming at Living Sea Sculpture YouTube channel.
Making of Zoe in Cancun
Colleen and an international team at Todo Inoxidable begins building Zoe - A Living Sea Sculpture in 2011.