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Learn to Save the Reefs on a 4 Day Eco Diver Course

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Did you ever dream of becoming a marine biologist or do you just love snorkeling? The Reef Check EcoDiver program allows anyone with an interest in the ocean -- from kids to adults – to learn more about tropical coral reefs. Reef Check combines education with action to give volunteers a unique experience while taking an active role in conserving the world’s reefs. The EcoDiver program allows participants the rare opportunity to work with teams of scientists throughout the world to combat the crises affecting our reefs today. The world’s reefs are changing fast, and it is up to us to ensure that reefs are around for future generations. How can you help? Simple. If you have experience snorkeling and diving, you can enroll in this 3-day EcoDiver certification course that qualifies you to help our teams to monitor reefs worldwide. Using the globally standardized scientific protocol, the Reef Check EcoDiver program collects valuable data to establish the status of coral reefs world wide. The data are analyzed and used locally by marine park managers, nationally by fisheries and environment managers and internationally by organizations including United Nations agencies to help better track and care for coral reefs. During this trip, you will learn about the threats to our local reefs and why monitoring the reefs are so important, marine identification and EcoDiver survey methods which will give you the skills which will allow you to take part in and conduct your own Reef Check surveys around the world. Prerequisites for the EcoDiver Course: - Open Water (any agency) - Complete a Peak Performance Buoyancy course EcoDiver Course includes training on substrates, invertebrates and fish identification, line deployment, site marking, data entry and full surveys. Please ask us if you have any questions!

Did you ever dream of becoming a marine biologist or do you just love snorkeling? The Reef Check EcoDiver program allows anyone with an interest in the ocean -- from kids to adults – to learn more about tropical coral reefs. Reef Check combines education with action to give volunteers a unique experience while taking an active role in conserving the world’s reefs. The EcoDiver program allows participants the rare opportunity to work with teams of scientists throughout the world to combat the crises affecting our reefs today. The world’s reefs are changing fast, and it is up to us to ensure that reefs are around for future generations. How can you help? Simple. If you have experience snorkeling and diving, you can enroll in this 3-day EcoDiver certification course that qualifies you to help our teams to monitor reefs worldwide. Using the globally standardized scientific protocol, the Reef Check EcoDiver program collects valuable data to establish the status of coral reefs world wide. The data are analyzed and used locally by marine park managers, nationally by fisheries and environment managers and internationally by organizations including United Nations agencies to help better track and care for coral reefs. During this trip, you will learn about the threats to our local reefs and why monitoring the reefs are so important, marine identification and EcoDiver survey methods which will give you the skills which will allow you to take part in and conduct your own Reef Check surveys around the world. Prerequisites for the EcoDiver Course: - Open Water (any agency) - Complete a Peak Performance Buoyancy course EcoDiver Course includes training on substrates, invertebrates and fish identification, line deployment, site marking, data entry and full surveys. Please ask us if you have any questions!