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- Ginette Bariteau
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I'm originally from Montreal and now living in Bocas del Toro, Panama. As a PADI Open Water Scuba Diver Isntructor I put an emphasis on all AWARE and and PADI environmental courses. I study coral reef ecology through Tropical Conservation Consortium, do scientific marine research projects and just generally do my part to help protect reefs.
I teach 3 great citizen scientist programs to divers and snorkelers: Coral Watch, REEF fish abundance counts and Reef Check coral reef monitoring surveys. I'm also an instructor trainer for Beautiful Oceans (recognized as being the best coral reef ecology course for divers and snorkelers). I offer the only coral spawning dives south of Mexico (except for Bay Islands of Honduras).
I'm a volunteer at Smithsonian Tropical Research Station and ARAP (Autoridad de Recursos Aquatico de Panama).
Come dive with me and see how much there is to sea!