For all persons regardless of physical
ability to be able to participate in Marine Conservation.
To show the indirect/direct economic,
tourist and education benefits of encouraging physically challenged and other
identified groups to participate in Marine Conservation.
establish a core of instructors who can train physically challenged persons.
To establish a core of physically challenged divers interested in
participating in Marine Conservation and who are trained as divers.
set up dive survey to identify and record indicator species specific to the
marine environment in identified location.
adapt and implement 3 marine protocols to make them accessible to all
regardless of physical ability.
To set up baseline surveys to record indicator species.
To initiate monitoring of the marine environment.
To install web cams to assist in monitoring and encouraging ecotourism
through Internet connection (If appropriate)
To initiate national and international volunteer programmes.
To initiate marine conservation/awareness education for younger children.
To achieve benefits for private, public, education, NGO’s and working
To design/implement 2 Courses in Marine education for all.
make the physically challenged employable within the field of Marine
Conservation within parent country and internationally.
add to authoritative manuals.
make the project sustainable beyond 5 years.
awareness of indicator species such as seahorses.
awareness of corals or prominent habitat.
awareness of physically challenged community.
evaluation of baseline surveys.
evaluation of new adapted protocols in comparisons with original protocol.
evaluation of monitoring to give an overall view of the health of the marine
awareness of ecotourism in specific country.
2 courses aimed at university students on the subject of integration of
physically challenged into Marine Conservation.
2 manuals on “Integration of physically challenged onto Marine
Conservation in specific country”
Private companies in raising their environmental and social awareness
purpose of this initiative/project is to have encouraged all to be involved
in the marine environment. Through this initiative’s/project’s methods
and expertise we shall have enabled those that are physically challenged to
fully participate in marine conservation.
To adapt/implement adapted international protocols. These adapted
protocols will take into consideration the physical constraints of some
divers while maintaining scientific soundness of the procedure.
To survey the coastline/marine environment to record the presence of
indicator species using protocols. The resulting data show be made available
1)Private and public sponsors and working partners.
2)International interested parties.
To encourage ecologists and promote environmental education development through
the above 3 points.
The activities of this
initiative/project will be based on the original initiative carried out in
Jordan. These activities will be tailored to the individual circumstances of the
country and individuals applying the project/initiative.