Capacity Building

Capacity Building

We organize talks, courses and workshops on participatory conservation, monitoring and restoration of coral reefs where our team of research scientists share and transfer their knowledge and experience.

4 programs
Meaningful Diving Expeditions

Meaningful Diving Expeditions

Join us for a visit to our coral reef destinations where conservation projects are underway. You get to perform specific research, conservation and/or education tasks, assisting the day-to-day activities of local reef conservation projects.

7 programs
Providencia Reef Repair Meaningful Diving Reef Restoration Corales de Paz

Providencia Reef Repair

You will upgrade your Meaningful Diving training to Reef Repair Diver. After completing the program, you will understand when active reef restoration is required;  describe how we are trying to bring coral reefs back to life; be able to stock,
Mar
5 Days
Discover RR Full, Reef Repair Candidate, Reef Repair Diver
Reef Check Providencia

Providencia Reef Check

Come and monitor the health of Colombia´s largest and healthiest coral reef. Also, you had the opportunity and privilege to witness sharks and turtles, an indicator that Providence’s coral reefs are still healthy.
5.00 / 1 review
per person
Mar
5 Days
Discover RC Full, EcoDiver, EcoDiver Candidate
Reef Check Isla fuerte bajo bushnell

Isla Fuerte Reef Check

The Isla Fuerte Reef Check is your opportunity to evaluate the health of Colombia´s southernmost insular coral reefs, experience first-hand in hand the strong relationship an island community has with coral reefs, and be surprised of how nature tries to
Jun
4 Days
Discover RC Full, EcoDiver
Cartagena-Reef-Check

Cartagena Reef Check

Let's visit, evaluate and save Varadero! The Cartagena Reef Check is your opportunity to help protect the only coral reef in Cartagena Bay. Varadero is a reef that has survived more than 500 years of human pressure. With your participation,
5.00 / 1 review
per person
Aug
4 Days
Discover RC Full, EcoDiver

San Andrés Reef Repair

You will upgrade your Meaningful Diving training to Reef Repair Diver. After completing the program, you will understand when active reef restoration is required;  describe how we are trying to bring coral reefs back to life; be able to stock,
Oct
4 Days
Discover RR Full, Reef Repair Candidate, Reef Repair Diver
San-Andres-Reef-Check

San Andrés Reef Check

This is our largest participatory coral reef monitoring expedition, an intense educational experience in citizen science to support the actions taken by the locals to protect and restore coral reefs. The warm, calm and colorful waters of San Andrés are
Oct
4 Days
Discover RC Full, Discover RC SCUBA 1-Day, Discover RC Snorkeler 1-Day, EcoDiver, EcoDiver Candidate

Santa Marta Reef Check

Our very first and largest Reef Check expedition so far, and first coral reefs surveyed by our Reef Check EcoDivers.  It is still an intense educational experience in citizen science to increase the number of qualified people to collect information
5.00 / 1 review
per person
Apr
4 Days
Discover RC Full, Discover RC SCUBA 1-Day, Discover RC Snorkeler 1-Day, EcoDiver, EcoDiver Candidate
Coral restoration online course
Free

Coral Reef Restoration Online Course

This course was designed by the Reef Resilience Network to provide coral reef managers and practitioners with best practice guidance for common coral reef restoration techniques. Lessons incorporate new science, case studies, and management practices described in the Reef Resilience
per person
All-Year
Ready
Introduction to Mangroves
Free

Introduction to Mangroves Online Course

This course introduces you to the mangrove - a rare and threatened ecosystem. It provides a brief overview of how mangroves evolved, their geographical distribution, importance to humans and coastal ecology, and global status and threats.
per person
All-Year
Ready
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San Andrés Reef & Covid-19 Check

A meaningful diving expedition to assess both the coral reefs and people threatened by the coral-killing SCTLD and the infectious human COVID-19 pandemics.
per person
Oct
4 Days