Environment Specialty Programs

If you are a budding underwater naturalist, join our Ecology specialty programs! They are the perfect way to enhance your dive experience by learning about different marine life, how ocean ecosystems function and how to dive safely with sharks, rays and more. Whatever your passion, we have a specialty for you! Any snorkeler aged 10 upwards can join these SSI Ecology courses, open water sessions are optional, and they can all be completed online - making them perfect for all to enjoy. Start now!

Become an Ecology Specialty diver

In the SSI Shark Ecology specialty, you will learn how to dive safely with sharks and discover why these charismatic animals are often misunderstood. It is perfect for shark fans! Love rays? Join the SSI Manta & Ray Ecology specialty to learn how to identify and dive safely with rays, plus why they are so important for healthy oceans. Delve into the fascinating world of sea turtles with the SSI Sea Turtle Ecology specialty or improve your identification skills with our Coral and Fish Identification specialties. To gain a thorough understanding of the oceans, join the SSI Marine Ecology specialty. You will learn about the exciting science of Marine Ecology and how ocean ecosystems interact.

Sharks are vital for healthy oceans and are truly spectacular to dive with! Join the SSI Shark Ecology program and learn how to dive safely with sharks, why their behaviors are misunderstood and more. Start online today!

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The SSI Marine Ecology Specialty program is the best way to discover the exciting science of marine ecology and become an underwater naturalist. Enhance your dives in a new way. Earn the SSI Marine Ecology specialty certification now!

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Coral Identification

Discover the wonders of coral reefs with the SSI Coral Identification Specialty program. In this coral dive specialty program, you will learn all that you need to identify common families of coral species and enjoy diving these incredible underwater ecosystems.

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Sea Turtle Ecology

You will learn to identify sea turtles species, discover their history and role in marine ecosystems, and threats to their survival. Upon completion, you will earn the SSI Sea Turtle Ecology Specialty certification.

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Diving with mantas and other rays is one of the best dive experiences you will have. Learn how to safely interact with rays and recognize different species with the SSI Manta & Ray Ecology Specialty program.

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Fish Identification

Learn how to identify fish with the SSI Fish Identification specialty program and enhance your dives! Discover all you need to identify common families of Caribbean, Indo-Pacific and Red Sea reef fish and earn your SSI Fish Identification specialty certification.

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Upgrade your Training

Upgrade your training experience by taking more Specialty Programs! These are a perfect way to explore new dive sites and use your Ecology skills! When you complete a certain number of Specialty Programs paired with Logged Dives, you will also automatically earn the SSI Recognition Ratings – SSI Specialty Diver, SSI Advanced Open Water Diver and SSI Master Diver. Continue your SSI Specialty training right away and earn recognition as you become a safer and more comfortable diver!

Featured Destinations ideal for Training

MyDiveGuide connects divers by the world´s largest Dive Site Database of more than 10,000+ sites including Wildlife Maps. The featured destinations are ideal for starting to explore the underwater world and are suitable for all age groups. Combine a vacation with your training and create a lifetime experience you can enjoy with your family!

Дайвінг в Австралії

Найбільший кораловий риф у світі, Великий Бар'єрний риф є суттю дайвінг в Австралії.

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Дайвінг в Мексиці

Дайвінг в Мексиці є захоплюючим, світового класу досвіду. Ця країна пропонує безліч пригод і краєвид, повний природних чудес.

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Дайвінг у Флориді

Sunshine State Флорида пропонує багато великих і дайверів занурення сайтів з тропічних клавіш Флорида глибокі корабельних аварій і кристально чистою прісноводні джерела.

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Дайвінг в Єгипті

Арабська Республіка Єгипет є країною, яка сидить у північно-східному куточку Африки на Середземному морі на північ і Червоне море на його схід.

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Дайвінг в Карибському морі

Всесвітньо відомі напрямки занурення, такі як Аруба, Багамські острови, Кайманових островів, куба, острови Гваделупа і багато інших знаходяться в Карибському морі.

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