The PADI AWARE - Coral Reef Conservation Specialty course teaches interested divers, snorkellers and non-divers alike, about the vital role that coral reefs play in the Earth's marine environment.
The programme also familiarises participants with the current state of the world's coral reefs, what the major causes of concern are for their survival, what are the main contributory factors effecting coral reef health, and how they (the course participants) can help.
This non-diving course includes:
An introduction to Project AWARE
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 scuba diving and snorkeling practices