Project AWARE Specialist

Project AWARE Specialty

Dive Safaris Project AWARE courseThe underwater world needs heroes. You can be one of them by championing the causes of the world’s most fragile and important aquatic ecosystems.

The Fun Part

You can make a difference.
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.

What You Learn

Project AWARE Foundation is the scuba diving industry’s leading nonprofit 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 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

Learning Materials

AWARE Our World Under Water Manual
Visit Project AWARE Foundation to download your copy today.


    There are no prerequisites for this course.

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