PADI AWARE Shark Conservation
It is unfortunate that not many are aware on how Sharks play a crucial role in maintaining a thriving ocean ecosystem.
AWARE Shark Conservation Specialty course delves into the vulnerabilities of sharks, underscores the significance of a robust shark population, addresses threats they face, and provides guidance on how to contribute to their protection. Whether you love sharks, hold apprehensions about them, or simply desire more knowledge then this course is for you - learn about the invaluable role sharks play in marine ecosystems. Gain insights into the factors contributing to the decline in shark populations and discover actionable steps to become an informed and passionate advocate for shark conservation. Armed with knowledge, you can clear misconceptions and actively work towards safeguarding these essential marine creatures.
At the end of your classroom session and two open water dives, you will be able to explain:
- The conservation status of sharks, why they are unique and vulnerable, and the importance of healthy shark populations.
- How to manage threats to sharks, recognise the value of sharks and remove barriers to conservation.
- Actions you can take to protect sharks and how joining a global movement of divers can help to protect sharks.