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Dive Operator in the Philippines Wins the Green Fins 2023 Award

The Green Fins Award is awarded to the marine tourism operation best achieving the only internationally recognised environmental standard for marine tourism The Reef-World Foundation — the international coordinator of the UN Environment Programme’s Green Fins initiative — is delighted to announce the winner of the Green Fins Award 2023 — Evolution Beach and Dive … Read more

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How to Meet the Criteria of Sustainability Recognition Programmes

If you are reading this post, then you are most likely hoping that your operation (dive centre, snorkelling business, or liveaboard) will meet the criteria of sustainability recognition programmes such as the PADI Eco Center to help your operation stand out from the crowd and have your sustainable efforts recognised. In a recent Reef-World survey, … Read more

HelloDive, First Green Fins’ Outreach Partner in the Greater China Region

Green Fins is a global conservation programme coordinated internationally by The Reef-World Foundation, supported by the United Nations Environment Programme. It aims to protect coral reefs and reduce the negative environmental impacts associated with marine tourism by developing and promoting a series of sustainable diving and snorkelling guidelines. Since 2004, over 700 marine tourism operators … Read more

Green Fins in Egypt took a leap towards independence and being sustainable

The Chamber of Diving and Watersports is celebrating the first Green Fins trainers to complete the “Train the Trainer” programme in Africa and the Middle East Region The Reef-World Foundation—the international coordinator of UN Environment Programme’s Green Fins initiative—has successfully trained and certified three new Green Fins trainers from the Green Fins Egypt national team. … Read more

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Green Fins Digital Membership

A new membership which is available to everyone! Green Fins digital membership is an explosion of 20 years of marine tourism sustainability experience backed by a world-first digital platform to meet the growing industry demand for Green Fins.  Highlights The Reef-World Foundation have developed a new type of online membership that will make Green Fins … Read more

Diving Activity at Ras Muhammad Protected Area, South Sinai, Egypt

ECO EGYPT Green List: Travel Sustainably on Your Next Dive Trip to Egypt’s Red Sea

ECO EGYPT and Green Fins collaborate to ease the search for sustainable, environmentally-friendly diving centres across Egypt’s diverse destinations. For the first time, the ECO EGYPT Green List allows divers to view the latest Green Fins certified dive centres and liveaboards, and also provides a list of the most sustainable hotel accommodation, ecolodges and eco-friendly … Read more