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AWARE Shark Conservation Distinctive Specialty

Class Description: The AWARE Shark Conservation distinctive specialty covers the current status of sharks. Topics include: the dangers to sharks, the affect sharks have on the underwater environment, the difficulties in replenishing their populations, and what is being done to protect sharks.

About the Class: You discuss the topics regarding dangers to sharks. Ideally, you participate in a dive to observe sharks but this is not required. You still identify dangers to sharks and efforts to protect sharks.

What You Can Do: Learning more about sharks makes you more aware and able to spread the word about shark issues. You can also sign the Shark Petition to help influence organizations/countries to place more and more shark species on the protected list.

Prerequisites: There are no prerequisites. You do not need to be a certified diver to take this course.

Equipment: N/A

Costs: Info coming soon.

What's Next: Continue to learn more about sharks and spread the word about the issues affecting shark populations.

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