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It’s not just Green Fins members who can benefit from the initiative’s knowledge, tools and resources. The Green Fins materials are available (for free) for members and non-members alike to use to reduce their environmental impact. Wife and mother Furaha learned this first-hand when she contacted the team here at Reef-World (we coordinate Green Fins internationally) to ask for some help with her first ever beach cleanup event. Here is her story…
People around the world are becoming more aware of the issues around single-use plastic and how to reduce their plastic footprint in day to day life. But what about while travelling? On the road, it can feel even more difficult to reduce your plastic use. But, with a bit of planning, it can be done. And even if everyone made just a few small changes to their plastic consumption, it could have a big impact on the environment.
The Reef-World Foundation – the international coordinators of Green Fins – is delighted to announce Tioman Dive Centre (TDC) as the winner of this year’s Green Fins Award. The award, which recognises Tioman Dive Centre as the Green Fins member with the lowest environmental impact, was presented as part of the BlueGreen360 Awards at ADEX Singapore (11-14 April 2019).
At the invitation of the Secretariat of the Mediterranean Protected Areas Network (MedPAN), Reef-World representative James Harvey was invited to join the regional exchange workshop in Izola, Slovenia titled ‘MPAs facing pollution in the Mediterranean: thinking beyond boundaries’ that took place over 4 days (28 Nov. / 1st Dec. 2017).