Project AWARE Foundation conserves underwater environments through education, advocacy and action.
Who We Are
Project AWARE Foundation is a registered nonprofit organization. In partnership with scuba divers and water enthusiasts, Project AWARE offices located in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Switzerland and Japan combine efforts to conserve aquatic resources in more than 180 countries and territories of the world.
What We Do
Project AWARE Foundation works in partnership with divers and water enthusiasts to combat challenges facing underwater environments. Project AWARE and dedicated volunteers are committed to conservation initiatives including:
Underwater Cleanups and Marine Debris Prevention
Coral Reef Conservation, Monitoring and Data Collection
Shark Education, Reporting and Conservation
Improved Management Policies and Marine Protection Efforts
Environmental Training for Divers and Education Programs for Kids
Founded 1989, Project AWARE was created by a group of environmental advocates at the Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI), who were concerned about emerging threats to the underwater world. In 1992 Project AWARE Foundation became a separate nonprofit organization.