In line with this year’s World Environment Day theme – Small Island Developing States – and with the themes of the first-ever United Nations Environmental Assembly (UNEA), UNEP invited 12 selected journalists to El Nido to witness a successful example of sustainable production and consumption patterns in action - the Green Fins approach.

As part of the Green Fins Study Tour, these twelve journalists received a briefing by UNEP experts, Green Fins practitioners and representatives from the national and local government, local business community and stakeholders. The journalists had the opportunity to tour the area and engage with each of these partners – both on land and at sea – and wrote feature stories about the effects of sustainable tourism.

June 2014 - Green Fins Study Tour in El Nido, Philippines