Upon arrival to base, you will be educated about the history of the UN SDGs. You will learn about the specific goals of your location, the long-, mid- and short-term objectives, and also clarification of how your personal, shorter-term involvement contributes to these goals on a global level.Our aim is to educate you on local and global issues, so that you continue to act as active global citizens after your program, helping to fulfill our mission of building a global network of people united by their passion to make a difference. Learn about the long-term objectives you will be contributing to on the Marine Conservation Expedition in Akumal: Provide data to our partners on the overall health of the reef, to be used for coastal management, and to have a better understanding of the Mesoamerican barrier reef system. Raise environmental awareness within the area and local community. Minimise the environmental impact that visitors and other people have within the bay area. Increase in-country capacity within our partners and community members in the area.
Travel to the turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea and earn your PADI diving certificate while working on and monitoring the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef, the second largest barrier reef in the world.
Our team works directly on monitoring the overall health of the reef and you will contribute to coral reef and fish monitoring, among many other tasks, developing an impressive knowledge of this fascinating underwater environment.
Participate in programmes assisting disadvantaged communities or endangered ecosystems and travel in the local area in your downtime or further afield, either before or after your programme.
Get into the water everyday to dive or snorkel, conduct underwater surveys after you complete your training and develop an impressive knowledge of this fascinating underwater environment.