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The Project AWARE Foundation is the scuba diving industry’s leading nonprofit environmental organization dedicated to conserving the aquatic environment through education, advocacy and action.Project AWARE’s philosophy is to mobilize a global force of scuba divers and water enthusiasts who care about protecting the world’s water resources and choose to make a difference – one dive at a time. By earning the Project AWARE Specialist certification, you’ll be aware of the most pressing problems facing vulnerable aquatic environments and know what everyday actions you can take to help protect them. 

What will you learn?

  • How Project AWARE unites scuba divers and water enthusiasts to make a difference.
  • About environmental issues in the ocean commons and coastal zones.
  • About fisheries challenges and sustainability problems.
  • What’s happening to coral reefs and reef inhabitants.
  • Your role in protecting aquatic environments.

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.

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