Reef Check EcoDiver
DON’T JUST BE A DIVER BECOME AN ECODIVER!
Become a Reef Check EcoDiver and Dive the Difference! We are proud to say that we are the first and only reef check training facility in India giving you an unique chance to contribute towards a sustainable ocean ecosystem by participating in Reef Check surveys .
Reef Check is an International non-profit organization leading citizen scientists* to promote stewardship of sustainable reef communities worldwide.
Reef Check’s Vision: Thriving reefs, cared for by communities sustained for generations to come stewardship of sustainable reef communities worldwide.
Reef Check performs three vital tasks necessary to promote stewardship of sustainable
reef communities worldwide:
Train and organize teams of local volunteer citizen scientist divers. They collect data on reef health and assess climate change impacts on their reefs. Their work produces reliable information used by marine resource managers, scientists, and policymakers to make science-based ocean management and conservation decisions.
Promote public education about reefs and the ocean. Our goal is to develop a team of ocean ambassadors with the skills and knowledge to make a tangible and meaningful difference for marine conservation in their local communities.
Develop ecologically sound and economically sustainable solutions for reef conservation and restoration.
Reef Check EcoDiver Program
EcoDivers are volunteers who help Reef Check to deliver its citizen science program and collect data necessary for coral reef management and conservation.
This course is designed to teach you everything you need to know to conduct full-scale Reef Check surveys and collect high-quality data for our global database. In this program, you will learn about marine conservation issues, the role of citizen science, as well as how to identify key indicator fish, invertebrates, and substrates selected by Reef Check for assessing coral reef health.
Upon completion of this course, you will join the Reef Check monitoring team and assist in underwater surveys around the world. This 2-3 day course includes both classroom and fieldwork.
Open Water Diver certification with 25 logged dives, including 2 dives in the past 12 months
15 years & above
Cost per Person:
INR 22,000 (including 18% GST)