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Sea hugger

The Sea Hugger and environmental divers dive the Red Sea

About  The Sea Hugger

The Sea Hugger aims to educate, motivate, and inspire land-lubbers and ocean-lovers to take action to protect our blue planet.


Through environmentally-focused scuba instruction, conservation seminars, and citizen science excursions Sea Hugger students leave skilled and knowledgable, prepared to protect the ocean.

Opportunities are available to divers and non-divers alike.


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Become an Ocean Advocate

Become a Certified Scuba Diver through the eyes of an Ocean Steward. Or, learn to be a land-based Ocean Advocate.

We'll keep you on the front lines of ocean news and activism.

Take your skills to the next level. Learn about marine ecosystems, aquatic animals, and how you can play a part in their protection.

Use your knowledge and skills to take action defending the ocean, contributing to citizen science research projects, and connecting with field conservationists.

we're offering a socially distanced digital course!

Thank you to the 160 students who have participated in previous virtual conservation courses.


Interested in hosting a virtual course for a school group, club, or community? 

A dry, ‘fins off’ course, this specialty is ideal for divers and nondivers alike to gain insight into how decisions above and below the surface impact our water planet. Through interactive discussions, you’ll develop an action plan for how you can personally make a difference, and earn a certification showing that you learned how you can make a difference for ocean protection every time you dive or travel.

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"A fantastic role model to not only me, but to all of the people who have had a chance to interact with her."

Ellie F.

"An amazing dive instructor and a devout ocean conservationist... she is very patient, calming and reassuring. Her teaching method is both engaging and enthusiastic and she makes every class fun.

Jessica M.

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