Project AWARE’s goal and philosophy is to increase awareness of the world’s most fragile and important ecosystem. The world’s water resources are vital to all and need prompt action to preserve them.
Who should take this course?
Here you will learn about the current state of the world’s ecosystem and the most pressing problems that these fragile environments are facing. The Aware Specialist course is interesting and very informative, explaining how you can make a difference and become an ambassador for the underwater world. Anyone who has an interest in the aquatic world, ecosystems and the underwater environment should take this course.
Join the force of scuba divers who care about protecting and helping the vulnerable aquatic world. This environment is the home of all scuba divers and needs our protection.
What will you learn?
The Project AWARE Foundation (www.projectaware.org is a non-profit environmental organisation. Along with dedicated scuba divers, and the diving industry, they act as ambassadors to others, through offering education, action and advocacy. You too, can become an ambassador on each dive!
During classroom discussions, you will learn:
How Project AWARE unites water enthusiasts and scuba divers to make a difference
The current state of the coral environment and its inhabitants
The important role of scuba divers in protecting aquatic environments
The sustainability and challenges of fish farming and fish industries.
The issues of ocean commons and coastal zone areas
What scuba gear you will use?
None, this course is classroom based only
What learning materials do you require?
You can download, for free on http://www.projectaware.org the digital manual (AWARE – Our World, Our Water). Start reading now, before meeting up with your PADI Instructor.
For this course, there are no prerequisites, no age restrictions or water sessions