Coral reef protection to grow with the Green Fins Hub

Sustainable marine tourism is receiving a major boost with the launch of the Green Fins Hub, a global digital platform for diving and snorkelling operators worldwide. The industry-backed digital platform is expected to scale up reach from about 700 operators across 14 countries today to a potential 30,000 worldwide, thus increasing coral protection and conservation worldwide.  The Green Fins Hub is the first-ever global marine tourism industry platform, helping operators to make simple, cost-efficient changes to their daily practices by utilising tried and tested solutions, keep track of their annual…

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Dive industry demonstrates resilience and determination to improve sustainability in the face of the corona crisis

The Reef-World Foundation – the international coordinator of the UN Environment Programme’s Green Fins initiative – is calling for the dive industry to keep sustainability high on its agenda during the COVID-19 crisis. The charity is keen to remind dive and snorkel operators of the importance of preventing environmental threats – even when they don’t have divers in the water. Reef-World’s flagship programme – Green Fins – aims to protect coral reefs by promoting a sustainable dive and snorkel industry. Because the Green Fins Code of Conduct covers the prevention…

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Antigua & Barbuda Implements Environmental Standards For Diving & Snorkelling

The Reef-World Foundation – the international coordinators of Green Fins – is pleased to announce Antigua and Barbuda has become the first English speaking country in the western hemisphere to implement the Green Fins initiative. The country is the 10th government worldwide to officially adopt Green Fins and the second in the Caribbean. Green Fins is a UN Environment initiative, internationally coordinated by The Reef-World Foundation, which aims to protect and conserve coral reefs through environmentally-friendly guidelines to promote a sustainable diving and snorkelling tourism industry. Antigua and Barbuda, which has a population of just 100,000,…

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