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The AWARE Coral Reef Conservation Specialty course is designed to inform you about the world’s coral reefs.

Everyone likes to scuba dive or snorkel in warm, clear water on a vibrant coral reef, yet many people know little about what they’re seeing or the importance of reef ecosystems. The AWARE - Coral Reef Conservation Specialty course helps you appreciate the complexity of these habitats and teaches you how you can help conserve these vital systems.

What will you learn?

  • How coral reefs function and the complex nature of life on a reef.
  • Why coral reefs are so important.
  • Why many coral reefs are in serious trouble.
  • What you can do to prevent further decline.
  • How Project AWARE unites divers and water enthusiasts to make a difference.

Dives Needed 

There are no dives required for this course, just classroom time.

Prerequisites 

Anyone who has an interest in the aquatic world should take this course. There are no age restrictions for this non-diving specialty.