Project AWARE News
Pledge your ongoing commitment to ocean protection and go 100% AWARE in 2012.Project AWARE is launching a new partnership programme to help PADI Dive Centres integrate ocean protection priorities into their business and fund critical conservation initiatives at the same time. Beginning January 2012, dive centres and resorts taking part in the programme will ensure all of their student divers receive the Project AWARE version of their PADI certification card. 100% AWARE donations will target protection for the world’s most threatened shark species and the removal and prevention of marine debris from treasured underwater environments. Together we can make ocean protection a reality.
- Less than 1% of our ocean is protected.
- 7% of all PADI divers choose to support ocean protection initiatives by making a minimum donation to receive the Project AWARE version of their PADI certification card.
- AWARE cards are our largest fundraising effort.
I am a Diver and I want the new Project AWARE CardAsk your local dive centre to Go 100% AWARE in 2012! or visit padi.com to replace or update your PADI certification card with one of the two limited edition Project AWARE cards in 2012.
I am a PADI Dive Center and I want to Go 100% AWAREAll you need to do is contact us to pledge your support to the 100% AWARE programme. We will send you the registration details and provide you with all the tools you need to promote the AWARE cards to your students. Dive Centres who become 100% AWARE will also earn points towards the new PADI Green Star Award. Thank you for your continued support. We wish you all a happy festive season and look forward to taking action with you in 2012 to protect our ocean planet – one dive at a time ...or One AWARE Certification Card at a Time!We would like to take on this opportunity to thank all the dive centers who took part in the 100% AWARE pilot for their support and helpful feedback on this initiative. The global programme launch is a result of your ongoing passion and commitment.
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