Project AWARE

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The Project AWARE Specialty program is a nondiving program designed to familiarize divers and nondivers with the plight of aquatic ecosystems around the world. It also describes what individuals can do to help protect aquatic resources. Thus, the goals of this course are to familiarize participants with:

  • The role Project AWARE Foundation plays in protecting aquatic ecosystems worldwide.
  • The importance, and the interdependent nature, of aquatic ecosystems.
  • The pertinent issues concerning the environmental status of underwater environments, such as pollution, sheries and coastal zone management.
  • Information needed to take specific actions to help conserve underwater environments.


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Important Info

Summary info about the 'Project AWARE' course:

Prerequisite Certification:

  • An interest in the Aquatic World

Course Content:

  • Knowledge Reviews
  • Classroom Work
  • Course Video

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