This course is designed to help you appreciate the complexity of these habitats and inform you about the fragile state of our coral reefs. Learn the importance of its health and how the reef systems operate. Being aware of this, helps make us a better scuba diver.
Who should take this course?
Anyone who has interest in the aquatic world and wants to learn more about the vital systems that we need to conserve. Very few people know what they are seeing when they go diving, swimming or snorkelling. The coral reef is very much alive and plays a huge part in our natural world.
What will you learn?
The AWARE course teaches you about the vital role of our coral reefs in the marine environment. Through classroom discussions you will learn about the problems facing coral reefs, the current state of the world’s coral reefs and what we can do to help.
The function and complex nature of life on a reef
Why our coral reefs are in serious trouble?
Why are coral reefs so important?
What you can do to help prevent further decline?
Project AWARE unites us all in the interest of making a difference to our marine planet.
What learning material do you require?
AWARE – Coral Reef Conservation has information available in the digital manual called AWARE – Our World, Our Water. The digital program can be downloaded, free of charge at www.ProjectAWARE.org.
The manual is not required for the course, but provides significant information about coral reefs and the ecosystems.
There are no age restrictions or in water sessions required for this course