You can help make a difference by getting involved in one of the Central Caribbean Marine Institues research projects. The “Dive With A Researcher” (DWAR) program gives divers an opportunity to become more knowledgeable about coral reef conservation issues and efforts while helping collect and archive data during the dives. CCMI is a US and UK non-profit organization and part of your fees and airfare may be tax deductible.
Upcoming programs include
- Function of Fluorescent Proteins in Corals presented May 3-9, 2008
- Search for Invasive Species presented May 10-17, 2008
- Searching for Lobsters presented August 2-8, 2008
- Herbivorous Fish & Reef Resiliency August 9-15, 2008