Become a Debris Activist with the PROJECT AWARE DIVE AGAINST DEBRIS SPECIALTY
Underwater Sports will donate $20 from each student course fee to PROJECT AWARE.
During this course, you will learn:
- About marine debris, the damage done, what it is, where it comes from and how divers are part of the solution.
- How to establish a Dive Against Debris® survey, the survey
frequency, sites, profiles and equipment. Also the use of
photography and knowing what to leave behind.
- How to make your survey count. The five easy steps to report
the debris you’ve removed to maximize each survey’s benefits.
- How to join the global Project AWARE movement of scuba
divers protecting our ocean planet.
During the course, you will complete some theory and classroom discussions, followed by 1-2 Dive Against Debris® survey dives, including weighing, sorting, recording, disposing and reporting your marine debris to Project AWARE. This PADI specialty course is available for all Open Water divers over the age of 12, and it will count towards the PADI Master Scuba Diver rating.
This course includes free airfills. Does not include equipment hire.
Each diver will need gloves, cutting tool or knife and a catch bag or mesh bag. A pointer stick is recommended.