First breakout session with participants

ADEX 2023 Sustainable Diving Think Tank 

The Reef-World Foundation led the discussion with industry leaders on transforming diving businesses for a blue economy The Reef-World Foundation — the international coordinator of the UN Environment Programme’s Green Fins initiative — led the Sustainable Diving Think Tank workshop at ADEX 2023, talking about transforming diving businesses for a blue economy. With industry leaders, … Read more

Citizen scientist on the surface

Citizen Science: Connecting Ocean Stakeholders and Science for the People and Planet

The ocean covers more than 70 percent of our planet’s surface and represents about 97 percent of all the Earth’s water. It’s so big and inaccessible that we know more about the surface of the moon and Mars than we know about the ocean. Even with the advancement of technology, the vastness of the marine … Read more

Ddivers walking down the pier in Egypt

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

bioluminescent coral

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 Interested? Sign up to be a Digital Member! Why create a new type of membership? Demand … Read more

Photo of someone putting a reusable tank cap onto their scuba tank

How (and why) to Make Reusable Tank Caps

As a diver, there’s nothing more disheartening than the sight of plastic or other man-made debris taking over our favourite sites. Yet, despite many efforts to move away from single-use plastics or reduce hazardous chemicals from entering the sea – such switching to reef-safe sunscreens or making eco-friendly cleaning products – many dive operators don’t … Read more