A Coral Cay-produced marine life puppet show entitled "The Adventures of Fred the Fish" which reiterates the messages introduced during the day of
environmental respect and awareness.
Throughout the day the teachers are encouraged to join each group in order to supervise as well as participate in the activities, including snorkelling. At the end of the day there are a series of lectures from the CCC staff about coral reef conservation and a lecture by a guest speaker, such as a local marine warden who can speak about his role in conservation of marine resources. Finally, before departure, the group was presented with their completed "Underwater Seascape" collage to take back to school.
Negros Rainforest Conservation Project, Philippines
Full details of the programme can be found in the Fiji Coral Reef Conservation Project: 1st Annual Report (Comley et al. 2003).
Marine Ecology Workshop for the Professional Diver - Mamanucas, Fiji
Another part of the Fiji environmental awareness programme involves teaching, marine ecology workshops designed for diving professionals working in the Mamanucas island group. The workshops consists of four intensive half-day sessions. Sessions focus on coral reef topics such reef fish, hard corals or other invertebrates and are designed to incorporate the target organisms for Reef Check surveys. A full breakdown of the training provided can be found in Comley et al. (2003). The main objectives of the 'Marine Ecology Workshop for the Professional Diver' are to:
The purpose of teaching the Reef Check technique on the final day of the workshop was to give local SCUBA divers the ability to monitor the health of their local reefs and assist with the global reef health monitoring effort.