Do you want to make a difference on every dive but are not sure where to begin? Gain the knowledge and skills to activate your inner citizen scientist by taking the Dive Against Debris® Specialty. You’ll learn to complete Dive Against Debris surveys under the guidance of a PADI® Professional and help keep you your local dive sites healthier by removing trash.
Your training starts in the classroom by learning:
During your one open water dive, you will conduct a Dive Against Debris® survey, including weighing, sorting, recording, disposing and reporting your marine debris to Project AWARE.
You can start by reading the Dive Against Debris Survey Guide, the Marine Debris Identification Guide and by downloading the Dive Against Debris Data Card from Project AWARE Foundation. Stop by your local The SCUBA Shack to enroll in the course and start learning about the effects of marine debris.
To enroll in the PADI Dive Against Debris Specialty course, you must be:
If you are interested in becoming an underwater conservationist, you’ll also enjoy these specialty courses:
For more information about this or other PADI courses have a chat with one of The SCUBA Shack Team members.