Press Release: Reef-World Completes First Ever Green Fins "Train the Trainer" Pilot

The Reef-World Foundation - the international coordinators of Green Fins - has completed the successful pilot of its Green Fins “Train the Trainer” programme; the first of its kind in the world in the 11 years Green Fins has been adopted as a management approach by participating governments. As part of the programme, Reef-World has successfully certified three new Green Fins trainers in Malaysia and three in Thailand. These six champions of the Green Fins network are now qualified to train new G Read more

Press Release: Tioman Dive Centre Wins Prestigious Green Fins Award

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). Read more

Dive Professionals Can Now Become Green Fins Certified Individuals

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. Read more

New partnership - 1% for the Planet and Caudalie

Exciting news! Reef-World has recently partnered with the French cosmetic company Caudalie through the 1% for the Planet movement. Read more

ZuBlu and Green Fins - Creating a more sustainable dive travel industry

ZuBlu - Asia’s leading dive travel agency - have recently launched an enhanced platform which allows scuba divers and adventure travelers to quickly search for and book their perfect dive travel experience, as well as discover Green Fins dive resorts and liveaboards that together are leading the way towards a more sustainable dive travel industry. Read more

Reef-World attends ISO meeting - December 2018

From the 6th to the 7th December 2018, Reef-World attended the final meeting to approve new standards associated with SCUBA diving and the marine environment. Read more

Reef-World attends the 33rd General Meeting of the International Coral Reef Initiative (ICRI)

As members, Reef-World attended the 33rd General Meeting of ICRI in Monaco from the 5th – 7th December. The revolving Secretariat of this prestigious network of leading experts in the field of coral reef science and conservation is currently hosted by the governments of Monaco, Indonesia and Australia. Read more

Could Antigua and Barbuda be the next Caribbean Green Fins country?

At the request of Ms Tricia Lovell, the Senior Fisheries Officer from the Department of Fisheries, Reef-World were invited to come to Antigua and Barbuda to help explore the potential of the introducing Green Fins into the country to help better manage the growing marine tourism industry. Read more

Green Fins Dominican Republic receives more training - November 2018

From the 12th to the 17th November 2018, Reef-World were invited to return to the Dominican Republic to provide more training and support for the national team. Read more

Green Fins lands on US soil – DEMA 2018

For the first time ever, Green Fins was showcased in the US as part of the DEMA dive show in Las Vegas. Chloe Harvey from Reef-World ran a series of BlueGreen seminars in partnership with Laurie Wilson from the Blue Ocean Network. Read more

Coral reefs in the spotlight at Our Ocean Conference 2018

The Government of the Republic of Indonesia hosted the fifth Our Ocean Conference in Bali on 29th and 30th of October 2018. Klementina, from Reef-World, participated at the conference and was positively surprised by the momentum building up around coral reefs. Read more

Reef-World’s participation at ITB Asia prompts for wider industry collaboration to preserve coral reefs

ITB Asia is an annually held three day B2B trade show and convention for the travel industry. Klementina from Reef-World visited the show and initiated relationships with wider travel industry leaders, such as hotel and resort chains, booking companies, airlines, tour operators, etc. Read more