zondag 15 september 2013

Sea Turtle Awareness Specialty Gili Islands

The Gili Islands are famous for their turtles! Every dive there is a change to see one of these amazing turtles. Maybe after a dive you will have the following questions: 1) What kind of Sea Turtles are there? 2) How do you identify them? 3) What do they eat? 4) Why are there so many Sea Turtles around the Gili Islands? 5) What kind of turtles are around the Gili Islands? Sea Turtle Awareness Distinctive Specialty Course Gili Islands with IDC Dive Resort Oceans 5 Gili Air To answer all these questions it is maybe a good idea to start a Sea Turtle Awareness Distinctive Specialty Course with IDC Dive Resort Oceans 5. But what are the goals and prerequisites of this course? Sea Turtle Awareness Distinctive Specialty Course Gili Islands with IDC Dive Resort Oceans 5 Gili Air The Sea Turtle Awareness Distinctive Specialty course introduces divers and snorkelers to basic sea turtle identification and conservation. Sea Turtle Awareness Distinctive Specialty Course Gili Islands with IDC Dive Resort Oceans 5 Gili Air The goals of Sea Turtle Awareness course training are: • To familiarize students with the role of Project AWARE in preserving the aquatic environment. • To introduce sea turtle species common in temperate or tropical waters. • To provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to identify turtles and record sightings. • To inform students about decline in sea turtle populations, importance of sea turtles to marine biodiversity and what they can do to reduce the loss of sea turtles worldwide. Prerequisites for Sea Turtle Awareness course: • Student must be PADI Junior Open Water Diver or equivalent. Equivalency is defined as proof of entry level certification with a minimum of four open water scuba dives. Instructors must ensure divers can perform the skills required of PADI Open Water Divers. • Minimum age requirement: 10 years of age. For divers age 10-11, both a parent (legal guardian) and the diver must both watch the Youth Diving: Responsibility and Risks video or thoroughly review the Youth Diving: Responsibilities and Risks flip chart. Both parent (legal guardian) and diver must also read and sign the Youth Diving: Responsibility and Risks Acknowledgement Form. The course consists of two scuba dives or snorkel dives. For more information about specialty courses: http://www.oceans5dive.com or our facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/oceans5.dive.resort.gili.islands

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