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

Green Fins Indonesia is committed to expanding sustainability to marine tourism nationwide

The Coral Triangle Center is celebrating the first Green Fins trainers to complete the “Train the Trainer” programme in Indonesia The Reef-World Foundation — the international coordinator of UN Environment Programme’s Green Fins initiative — has successfully trained and certified two new Green Fins assessor trainers from the Green Fins Indonesia National Team. They are … 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

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

Green Fins Award 2023 frame

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

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

Playas del Coco

Costa Rica First Country in Continental Americas to Implement Green Fins Environmental Standards

Helping the country to achieve the national biodiversity targets The Reef-World Foundation, the National System of Conservation Areas (SINAC) and Misión Tiburón are delighted to announce that Costa Rica has joined 13 other countries globally to implement the Green Fins initiative — a UN Environment Programme initiative. Costa Rica is the first country on the  … Read more