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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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).
The Reef-World Foundation – the international coordinators of Green Fins – with the support of Professional SCUBA Schools International (PSS), is pleased to announce the launch of the Green Fins Dive Guide e-Course: a free online course designed to help dive professionals reduce the negative impacts of scuba diving on the underwater environment and conduct more environmentally friendly dives.
Whether you have a direct connection with the reefs as diver, dive guide or instructor, or those a couple of steps away from the sea as a training agency or dive equipment manufacturer, YOU CAN ALL MAKE A DIFFERENCE. #GreenFinsIYOR2018 will cover four simple actions that the diving industry can take control over, allowing reefs to be the strongest they can be!