Thousands of PADI Members around the globe are hosting initiatives that would benefit from the help of divers (and others) to advance their conservation efforts. Beginning this World’s Oceans Day, 8 June 2021, visitors to the PADI® website will be able to find conservation events and activities hosted by PADI Retailers, Resorts and Professionals around the world, helping to turn passion into purpose for the ocean.
Using the same platform and back end technology as PADI Adventures, the Conservation Activities Locator will enable PADI Dive Centers, Resorts and Professionals to easily list their activities focused on saving the ocean while also driving consumers looking for short and long-term opportunities on how to take fins on and fins off action for the ocean. The locator will attract eco-conscious consumers and generate awareness of how PADI Members are standing up for the ocean and protecting the underwater world we love and depend on for survival.
PADI Members will be able to list conservation courses, events, projects and educational opportunities such as:
Reoccurring events such as Dive Against Debris or coral restoration
AWARE Courses and other PADI Distinctive Specialties supporting local conservation initiatives
Citizen science and marine research projects
Conservation focused education programs, volunteer opportunities and internships
Events celebrating global initiatives such as PADI Women’s Day and AWARE Week
As we enlist PADI Torchbearers and encourage them to become active members of the movement to save the ocean, it is critical that we provide a clear pathway to action. The new locator tool will make it easy for divers and other ocean enthusiasts to search, discover and engage with dive operators involved in conservation activities.
PADI Members have certified millions of divers over the past five decades, instilling a life-long passion for the ocean and the desire to protect it. This ‘turn passion into purpose’ conservation booking tool is a powerful differentiator that will help further define PADI Dive Centers as the global leaders in diver training and ocean conservation. Both are critical to bringing forward a new era of ocean sustainability.
The Activities Locator is now available for PADI Dive Centers, Resorts and Professionals to begin listing their events, coinciding with the announcement of the PADI AWARE Foundation and the Community Grant Program. These efforts highlight PADI’s deepened commitment to the environment and support the organization’s mission to create a billion torchbearers to explore and protect the ocean.
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