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Pandemic Causes a Surge in Interest in Green Fins Dominican Republic

Going digital is helping to boost the programme’s conservation impact The Reef-World Foundation – international coordinator of the UN Environment Programme’s Green Fins initiative – and Reef Check Dominican Republic have adapted to the new situations caused by the pandemic in order to reach even more dive and snorkel operators with their conservation messaging. The … Read more

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New Green Fins Cleanup Guidelines Now Available

New guidelines for conducting environmentally friendly beach and underwater cleanups The Reef-World Foundation – the international coordinator of the UN Environment Programme’s Green Fins initiative – has launched new Green Fins cleanup guidelines to help dive and snorkel operators organise and host environmentally friendly coastal cleanups. “We’ve been so impressed to see so many Green … Read more

Beyond Tourism Challenge Win to Drive Global Conservation Impact

IDB support to enable Green Fins Global Hub development and launch of Green Fins Costa Rica The Reef-World Foundation – the international coordinator of the UN Environment Programme’s Green Fins initiative – is thrilled to announce its Green Fins Global Hub proposal has been selected for project design under IDB Lab’s Beyond Tourism Challenge. This … Read more

Reef-World Launches New environmental Resources to Help Dive and Snorkel Operators Navigate the COVID-19 Crisis

The Reef-World Foundation – the international coordinator of the UN Environment Programme’s Green Fins initiative – has launched new guidelines to help dive and snorkel operators who are continuing to keep an environmental strategy high on their agenda despite the many changes taking place for travel businesses as a result of the COVID-19 crisis.

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Environmental Standards for Diving and Snorkelling in Egypt Now Available Nationwide

The Reef-World Foundation and Chamber of Diving & Watersports (CDWS) are pleased to announce Green Fins – a UN Environment Programme initiative which provides the world’s only internationally recognised standards for diving and snorkelling – has now been expanded to be available to all dive and snorkel operators nationwide across Egypt.

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