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Modules

From the experiences, knowledge and skills of our staff, Zoox has designed a set of unique modules that provide a comprehensive overview of a variety of marine conservation topics. Perfect for anyone wanting to develop their career or to gain more knowledge in this competitive sector.

These modules are taught as part of either the Zoox Experience Programme, the SCUBA Diving & Conservation Course or the One Day Training Course.

   

Zoox Experience Programme 

SCUBA Diving & Conservation Course

One Day Training Course


Global Marine Conservation  

Global Marine Conservation

This two-part module helps to break down the complex web of the global marine conservation industry, this module is an introduction to marine conservation on a global scale, the organisations, initiatives, policies and practices through a review of various global projects.     

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Blue Carbon

Blue Carbon

Science is unveiling the critical role of oceans and coastal ecosystems in maintaining our climate through carbon storage. This course will detail the current scientific research, the implications this is having for policy makers and the subsequent opportunities for conservation.

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Marine Conservation and Diving

Marine Conservation and Diving

This course gives an overview of the main conservation topics of today’s world by looking at the threats to the marine environment, the conservation approaches used to address these threats and their associated challenges. It then goes on to give an outline to how a recreational diver can contribute towards conservation including the development of diving skills.

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Professional Development

Professional Development

This course will help you to explore what areas of marine conservation interest you; understand the skills you need to get into your chosen career; how to recognise the skills you already have and what you can do to develop additional vital skills; as well as providing you with handy tips for job applications and securing employment. This module runs throughout the entirety of the eight-week Zoox Experience Programme, culminating in a 2-hour feedback session.

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Marine Monitoring

Marine Monitoring

Introduces the main concepts of reef monitoring and how it is being used around the world. Includes basic Coral Reef Ecology training to help candidates identify the main characters and processes on a coral reef. Candidates learn in detail how to conduct Reef Watch and /or Seagrass-Watch surveys and where and how this can be used to support reef conservation.

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Green Fins Project Training

Green Fins Training

Restricted to the Zoox Experience Programme and in partnership with The Reef-World Foundation, this module gives an overview of the UNEP Green Fins initiative currently active in six participating countries, it's aims and objectives and training in the unique Assessment method that Green Fins SCUBA Diving Centres have to undergo as part of their membership. By the end of this module, the student will become a fully trained Green Fins Assessor allowing them to become a Project Coordinator. This module requires on the ground training and so can only be undertaken through the Zoox Experience Programme. The course lasts a few days and involves shadowing a fully trained Green Fins Project Coordinator in a Green Fins participating country.

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Shark Conservation

Shark Conservation

This module is an example of a specialised sector within marine conservation. The module covers the basics on elasmobranch taxonomy and adaptation and gives a comprehensive background on the importance of this incredible group of species in the wider marine environment. This module is ideal for those wanting to know more about sharks but is perfect for those with an interest in marine conservation management as this module highlights how species knowledge can influence protection through policy.

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