Advanced Divers Marine Conservation Expedition in Mexico

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Global Vision International (GVI) Published: July 12, 2017
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Advanced Divers Marine Conservation Expedition in Mexico

Develop your diving skills to the next level while discovering Mexico’s Mesoamerican coral reef and its abundant wildlife. As a member of the advanced diving team in partnership with highly regarded organisations, you will be able skip go and dive right into vital marine conservation projects.

Our marine conservation expedition will take you to the aquamarine waters of the Caribbean Sea, complete with pristine white beaches and tales of lost treasure. Put your advanced diving skills to the test while working on and monitoring the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef, the second largest barrier reef in the world.

The project will see you sharing accommodation with novice divers and other volunteers. However your team will consist of fellow advanced divers, who you will be working with on vital conservation surveys such as directly monitoring the overall health of the reef. All the information gathered will go to our partners and play a vital role in sustainability plans for the reefs fragile eco-system.  Building on your advanced diving skills, you can look forward to gaining in-depth knowledge on species identification, coral reef and fish monitoring as well as once in a lifetime experiences such as swimming with the endangered Hawksbill sea turtle.

This project works in conjunction with several highly regarded organisations such as Amigos de Sian Ka’an, a Mexican NGO famous for their conservation work. Through such partnerships, advanced diving volunteers can be sure their efforts are making a serious and measurable impact under the water.

Highlights Include
As a member of the advanced diving team, you will be learning about the Mesoamerican coral reef and how to identify the wildlife it supports against the backdrop of a practically untouched tropical paradise. During your regular monitoring dives you may be able to see mega-fauna such as dolphins and sharks while exploring different sites along the coast. While on land you could be joining in with community programmes; teaching English and raising the environmental awareness of the local community.

Scuba Diving Requirements and Additional Courses
This 4-week minimum programme is exclusively for advanced divers, you are required to have an Advanced Open Water PADI qualification, or equivalent. Please speak to your country expert about other Marine Conservation programmes for PADI Open Water or beginner programmes in Mexico.

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