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We are grateful to our donors and supporters for their assistance, contribution and advice:

Department of Fisheries Malaysia, Dato’ Haji Munir bin Haji Mohd Nawi (former Director General), Puan Noor Hasmayana Yahaya (Head of Fisheries Resources Management), Tuan Haji Abdul Halim bin Marzuki (Director of Department of Fisheries Kedah), Azahar bin Ahmad (Head of Fisheries, District of Langkawi); Fisheries Research Institute: Daud Awang (Head of Marine Research Station Pulau Layang- Layang), Mohamad Saupi Ismail (Research Officer), Izarena Md Repin (Fisheries Officer, Marine Park and Marine Protection Management Divison), Azlan Mohd Nor (Head of Ecosystem Conservation and Biodiversity Division), Shahrul Ngah (Fisheries Officer), Mohamad Zazmi Mohd Ali (Fisheries Officer), Azahar bin Ahmad (Head of Fisheries, District of Langkawi); Dorken Reef: Mohd Yussoff Arrifin (Coordinator), Dr Muhammad Hamizan Yussoff (Marine Ecologist), Suhaimi Salleh (Photographer), Tg Husin Th Kadir (Photographer), Khairul Aswat (Photographer); University Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM): Dr Wee Hin Boo (Coral Reef Ecologist); Universiti Teknologi Mara Perlis (UiTM): Jamil Tajam (Senior Lecturer, Sustainable Marine Technology); Fisheries Research Institute: Mohamad Saupi Ismail (Director, National Marine Park Research Centre), Hj Zainuddin Illias (Coral Reef Ecologist); fishing community from Kubang Badak, Teluk Ewa, Kilim, Pantai Pasir Hitam and Teluk Yu, Affefah Amanee Ahamed (Langkawi District Forestry Officer), Kedah Forestry Department, Qistina Azman Shakireen, Mohd Syukur Sabarudin, Izzat Mohd and Panjang Tan, University Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM), Dr Teh Su Thye, Green Peace Foundation Malaysia, Ben Galea (Universiti Sains Malaysia doctorate), Allen Jeyarajasingam (author and ornithologist), Rimbun Dahan Turtle Hatchery: Fadhil Ariffin (Operational Manager), Fuze Ecoteer: Hidayah Halid (Perhentian Marine Research Station Manager); former Pillar Leaders of The Datai Pledge: Jonathan Chandrasakaran Nicole Lim, Siva Prakash, Izzatul Najwa Radzwan; Aysha Zamuel (Eco-Schools Programme Coordinator, Green Growth Asia Foundation), Gia and Sahabat Alam Langkawi (former Pillar Partner), Choo Beng Teong (artist); Artisans: Pak Long (beekeeper), Harith Ridzuan (The Green Factory), Rebecca Yau, Kak Liza, Beatrice Hew. 

We are also grateful to the talented: SC Shekar, Sanjitpaal Singh, Tom Reynolds, William Watt, Regenerative Travel, MareCet, Green Growth Asia Foundation, Department of Fisheries, Dorken Reef and Fisheries Research Institute for complimentary use of their photographs. 

Finally, a special thank you goes out to our guests who continue to donate in overwhelming majority to The Datai Pledge through their nightly room contributions. 

You continue to inspire us in our work.