The AWARE Coral Reef Conservation Specialty course is designed to inform you about the complexity of the world’s coral reefs and teaches how you can help conserve these vital systems.
As a scuba diver, the health of aquatic ecosystems is often what makes a good dive. Become aware of the fragileness of coral reefs and how you can help preserve them.
The AWARE - Coral Reef Conservation Specialty course teaches you about the vital role of coral reefs in the marine environment. The course also familiarizes you with the current state of the world's coral reefs and how you can help.
Everyone likes to scuba dive or snorkel on a vibrant coral reef, yet many people know little about what they’re seeing or the importance of reef ecosystems. The Coral Reef Conservation Specialty course helps you appreciate the complexity of these habitats and teaches you how you can help conserve these vital systems.
Anyone who has an interest in the aquatic world can take this course. There are no prerequisites or age restrictions and no water sessions are required to earn this non-diving certification.
You will learn about the Project AWARE Foundation and:
We have a team of dedicated PADI Instructors who are also Marine Biologists. Their knowledge and understanding of the underwater world goes far beyond the confines of the basic specialty programs, so they have tailor-built a course that is more comprehensive, with more scope and offering far more value than can be offered by a regular instructor alone.
As you learn about coral reef conservation you may also want to check out the Project AWARE Specialty course, which teaches you about the most pressing problems facing aquatic environments and how to protect them.
Since fish life and coral reefs go hand in hand, it also makes sense to learn about fish identification with the AWARE Fish ID course.