Sustainability chit-chat with Dive Ninja, the first Green Fins Digital Member in Mexico

Dive Ninja Expeditions, a PADI 5 Star Instructor Development Dive Center in Baja California Sur, was built with sustainability and conservation as the core pillars of its business. They aim to set a higher standard, evident in all their activities. They believe that by trying to create a higher standard in dive tourism, the rest … Read more

Diving into Sustainability: Lessons from ADEX 2024 Sustainable Diving Dialogue

Commencing with the 2024 Green Fins Award  The Reef-World Foundation, as the global coordinator of the UN Environment Programme’s Green Fins initiative, commenced this significant event by honouring the top-performing Green Fins operations worldwide with the prestigious Green Fins Award 2024. Ceningan Divers in Indonesia and Evolution Beach and Dive Resort in Malapascua, Philippines were … Read more

Sustainable Diving Think Tank at ADEX Singapore 2024

Thanks to popular demand, the Sustainable Diving Think Tank workshop, chaired by The Reef-World Foundation and the UN Environment Programme, hosted by Underwater360, was back at ADEX Singapore 2024! This is the sixth time Reef-World has organised this event at the largest and longest-running dive consumer and trade show in Asia. Chloe Harvey, Executive Director … Read more

Ceningan Divers Resort drove view

Ceningan Divers Celebrates Remarkable Sustainability Milestone

FIRST ZERO-SCORE GREEN FINS CERTIFIED MEMBER IN INDONESIA! (LOWEST ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT MARINE TOURISM OPERATOR) Ceningan Divers on Nusa Lembongan, Bali, has recently become the first zero-score Green Fins Certified Member in Indonesia — the only two globally! To celebrate and understand how they’ve achieved this incredible sustainability milestone, the Reef-World team — which coordinates the … Read more

Sustainability chit-chat with Humboldt Explorer, A Green Fins Livaboard in the Galapagos Islands

Humboldt Explorer was built in 2010 and started operations that year. She is a liveaboard vessel of the Explorer Ventures liveaboard diving fleet and runs 7-night liveaboard trips in the Central and Northern Islands in the Galapagos Islands. Humboldt Explorer is the only boat in the Galapagos that spends 4 days at the remote islands … Read more

“Reef-Safe Sunscreen” Can Still Harm Coral

Picture this: you’ve just emerged from an invigorating early morning dive, greeted by the warmth of the sun on your face and the shimmering waters around you. Awaiting you on the boat is a steaming cup of coffee, and with the holiday tan calling, you decide to apply some reef-safe sunscreen. After all, who wants … Read more

Sustainability chit-chat with The Dive Gurus, the first Green Fins Digital Member in La Paz

The Dive Gurus the only PADI Five Star Instructor Development Centre in La Paz. Founded in 2014 in Baja California Sur, Mexico, in the Sea of Cortez. They also offer DAN, IANTD and TDI courses, support for film crews, scientists and CCR divers. Renowned for their expeditions and underwater photography & videography workshops, they have … Read more

ADEX 2023 Sustainable Diving Dialogue panellists

ADEX 2023 Sustainable Diving Dialogue

The Reef-World Foundation — the international coordinator of the UN Environment Programme’s Green Fins initiative — kicked off this exciting event by presenting the Green Fins Award 2023 to the top-performing Green Fins operation worldwide. The award went to Evolution Beach and Dive Resort in Malapascua, Philippines, recognised for its amazing achievement at achieving almost … Read more