AWARE Week 2021


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Advancing the Blueprint for Ocean Motion

Happening 18-26 September 2021, the fourth annual AWARE Week encourages and evokes the worldwide dive group to steer or participate in conservation actions and programs targeted on native motion for international impression. The worldwide occasion will advance the PADI Conservation Blueprint that charts a decade of conservation motion in direct help of the United Nations Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development.

PADI, along with the newly introduced and publicly funded international charity PADI AWARE Foundation™, goal to take present packages – Vulnerable Species Protection and Marine Debris – to the subsequent degree, whereas constructing on our management in marine conservation by tackling different, equally essential marine conservation points together with Local weather Change, Marine Protected Areas and Coral Reefs. 


A PADI Torchbearer™ is anybody who believes in higher means for us to stay in stability with nature, and is able to take motion to comprehend that imaginative and prescient. By turning into a PADI Torchbearer, you're signing as much as keep engaged with present conservation actions and information from the worldwide Torchbearer Group taking motion to save lots of the ocean.

No matter your diving expertise, your voice counts and you can also make a distinction. Be a part of us in the present day to enlarge the dive group’s collective conservation energy, and prepare to be referred to as upon to take motion for significant change.

Get Concerned This AWARE Week

The facility of PADI AWARE lies in you – passionate native divers with first hand expertise of the ocean and a want to guard it. Right here’s how one can take native motion for international influence, this AWARE Week and past. 


Each Dive A Survey Dive

Assist hold your favourite dive website freed from particles and contribute to the largest global underwater database in the world. To realize our objective of decreasing marine particles by 50% in focused nations by 2030, we'd like everybody working collectively in any respect ranges. 

Any Junior Open Water Diver or greater will help deal with marine particles points head on. Contact your native dive middle or search the Conservation Actions Locator to hitch a Dive Towards Particles Survey or get the Dive Against Debris Specialty



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Submit Your Knowledge

PADI AWARE Basis’s coverage work helps advance the UN Sustainable Improvement Objectives, particularly SDG 14 – Life Under Water. To take action, high quality knowledge is required. As divers, we've got the talents to collect knowledge that no different group can.

By appearing as citizen scientists, our knowledge is instrumental in attaining the safety our ocean and its inhabitants want. Don’t let your dives go to waste. Submit your knowledge and make your dives rely.



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Take an AWARE Course

Improve your information and discover ways to turn into a diver who protects the ocean planet. Select from PADI AWARE Specialist, Dive Towards Particles, Shark Conservation, Coral Reef Conservation and Fish ID.

Simply ask your native dive middle or seek for programs on the Conservation Actions Locator!




Fundraise for AWARE

Who makes the best influence for ocean safety? You do! Once you turn into a fundraiser, you're taking the way forward for our ocean into your personal arms. The alternatives to boost funds are huge.

By organizing fundraising occasions of any measurement together with your dive buddies or area people, you're enjoying an important position in advancing packages that save the ocean. With out fundraisers such as you, this work wouldn't be potential. 



Donate to AWARE

All PADI AWARE Basis’s work is made potential by beneficiant donors such as you. This AWARE Week, contemplate contributing to the funds wanted to advance our Blueprint for Ocean Action

Your funds will allow the creation of latest packages tackling local weather change, marine protected areas and coral restoration, whereas taking our present packages – Vulnerable Species Protection and Marine Debris – to the subsequent degree. 


Share Your Story

The PADI AWARE group select to be ocean optimists. Collectively, our actions – massive or small – can and do encourage and empower others everywhere in the globe to hitch our mission to save lots of the ocean. 

Tag @padi and @padiaware in your social media tales and posts and use the next hashtag to inform us your AWARE week tales and be featured in our social media posts and celebratory photograph albums!

#AWAREWeek #SaveTheOcean #DiveAgainstDebris #LocalActionGlobalImpact  #EveryDiveaSurveyDive

Native AWARE Week Occasions

PADI Dive Facilities, Resorts and Professionals are internet hosting occasions everywhere in the world. Be a part of them!


Digital Occasions

No matter your circumstances, be a part of us on-line for every week’s value of inspiring, instructional and helpful talks that will help you make a larger constructive influence on our shared ocean. 

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AWARE Week Kick Off: Make Your Dives Rely

Kick off AWARE Week with Director of PADI AWARE Basis, Danna Moore, hear what’s in retailer for the subsequent 10 years of conservation and how one can become involved. 



Donations Stay Q&A

Join with Lauren Wiskerson, CFRE & International Improvement Supervisor to study extra about what PADI AWARE Basis does together with your donations. 



Why Does Your Knowledge Matter?

Be a part of Ian Campbell, PADI AWARE Basis’s Affiliate Director of Coverage & Campaigns for a brief dialogue on why your knowledge issues. Plus, a fast run-through on find out how to submit knowledge on-line. 

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