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Dive Zone - Tauranga

Project AWARE Specialty

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The underwater world needs heroes. You can be one of them by championing the causes of the world’s most fragile and important aquatic ecosystems.

The Fun Part

You can make a difference.

Learn about some of the most pressing problems facing these vulnerable environments and everyday actions you can take to help conserve them. It’s informative, interesting and most importantly, you learn how to make a difference.

What You Learn

Project AWARE Foundation is the scuba diving industry’s leading nonprofit environmental organization dedicated to conserving the aquatic environment through education, advocacy and action. Besides completing the Project AWARE Specialty course, you can become a partner in the efforts to preserve the underwater environment.

You learn about:

  • The ocean commons and coastal zone issues
  • Fisheries challenges and sustainability
  • Coral environment overview and inhabitants
  • The role of the scuba diver in protecting aquatic environments

Prerequisites

  • There are no prerequisites for this course.

Your Next Adventure

If you are interested in becoming an underwater conservationist, you’ll also enjoy these specialty courses:

PADI National Geographic Diver
PADI Underwater Naturalist
PADI Peak Performance Buoyancy
PADI Digital Underwater Photographer
PADI Underwater Videographer
Project AWARE Fish ID
Project AWARE Coral Reef Conservation