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By fundraising, donating, taking action and making informed choices, you help secure vital protections for our ocean planet.

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You Make a Difference

We’re fighting for ocean protection every day. By fundraising, donating, taking action and making informed choices, you partner with an unprecedented global movement of divers securing vital protections for our ocean planet. We can’t do it without you. 

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How can you help protect our ocean?

A monthly gift to the ocean is a remarkable commitment. By becoming a monthly giver, you join a growing group of dedicated supporters from around the world who provide a reliable and essential line of defense for marine wildlife. 

Each year, Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI) partners with 2017 PADI Project AWARE Limited Edition CardsProject AWARE to offer a special limited edition SCUBA certification card to all student divers who complete a PADI course. With a small donation, you can select the special Project AWARE version of the PADI certification and know your choice supports ocean protection. 

Already certified but want the special Project AWARE limited edition PADI card? You don't have to wait until your next certification to show your support. You can replace your PADI card anytime.

Choose to dive with a 100% AWARE Partner dive center or instructor who takes ocean protection to heart. This unique group of individuals and businesses choose to support ocean protection with  with every dive certification.

Are you a PADI Pro or dive center? Become a 100% AWARE Partner to receive all the advantages that committing to ocean protection provides.

Rally your friends and family around the cause – start your Finathon® fundraiser today! Set a physical challenge, push your limits or even celebrate your birthday. You can make a difference. Start your action today.  

  • Leave a Legacy

Did you know you can invest in conservation with Project AWARE for years to come? Through gift and estate planning you can meet your financials goals and maximize your philanthropic giving.

Start establishing your legacy for our ocean. Contact your legal or financial advisor directly or reach out to your local Project AWARE office.

Shopping through AmazonSmile is one of the simplest ways for you to support Project AWARE every time you shop, at no cost to you. You’ll find the exact same items and prices with the added bonus that Amazon donates a portion of the purchase price to Project AWARE. 

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From the My Ocean Community

My Ocean is a growing community of conservation leaders. Together, our actions add up to global impact for our ocean planet.