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AWARE Coral Reef Conservation diver

The AWARE - Coral Reef Conservation Specialty course teaches divers, snorkelers and nondivers about the vital role of coral reefs in the marine environment. The course also familiarizes participants with the current state of the world's coral reefs and how they can help.

There are no dives or age limits. Divers and nondivers alike enjoy learning about the aquatic environment. 

  • An introduction to the Project AWARE Foundation
  • Covers the importance of coral reefs to marine ecosystems and coastal areas
  • Coral reef biology, association and competition
  • The status of the world's coral reefs
  • How participants can help, including responsible diving and snorkeling practices
  • Certification counts toward the PADI Master Scuba Diver rating.

For more information see: PADI website - Coral Reef Conservation course