The underwater world needs heroes. You can be one of them by championing the causes of the world’s most fragile and important aquatic ecosystems. You can make a difference.
If you want to learn about the plight of worldwide aquatic ecosystems and how you can protect them, this Specialty course is for you. This non-diving Specialty course may also be conducted in conjunction with other PADI Specialty Diver courses.
You’ll learn about some of the most pressing problems facing these vulnerable environments and everyday actions you can take to help conserve them. It’s informative, interesting and most importantly, you learn how to make a difference.
About Project AWARE
Project AWARE Foundation is the scuba diving industry’s leading non-profit environmental organization dedicated to conserving the aquatic environment through education, advocacy and action. Besides completing the Project AWARE Specialty course, you can become a partner in the efforts to preserve the underwater environment.
You’ll learn about:
- The ocean commons and coastal zone issues
- Fisheries challenges and sustainability
- Coral environment overview and inhabitants
- The role of the scuba diver in protecting aquatic environments
- No dive certification required
- No minimum age limit
What Do I Do Next?
The Project AWARE Specialty course certification counts as one of five Specialty certifications required for your Master Scuba Diver certification. You can also take these other Project AWARE specialties: