Reef Check EcoDiver course

Dates: Sept 1 (theory in Kuala Lumpur); Sept 7-9 (practical sessions in Tioman)

Become a Reef Check EcoDiver! It’s not boring science…It’s fun! Reef Check is a very simple methodology for measuring the health of coral reefs, easily learned by divers of all ages. Its aim is to collect accurate data on the health of reefs worldwide by conducting surveys of the biodiversity of fish, invertebrates and corals on a reef with divers like you!

To know more, visit http://www.reefcheck.org. Fee: RM680 per member which includes Reef Check Training, EcoDiver certification, 6 dives, all SCUBA equipment rental, training materials, instructor’s time, 2 nights accommodation at Swiss Cottage resort on Tioman Island (based on twin or triple share, longhouse room with fan and hot showers) including breakfast, and donation to the Marine Group fund.

Places are limited and are on a first come first served basis. Booking with payment must be received before 24th August 2007. For more details, contact Saras Kumar at malaysia@reefcheck.org

Note: Reef Check Malaysia is helping the MNS Marine Group train MNS members to form its own reef check team.

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