Press release: Reef-World Launches Environmental Scholarship for Deserving Dive Guides

The Reef-World Foundation - the international coordinator of the UN Environment’s Green Fins initiative – and Paralenz are proud to announce the launch of a scholarship campaign to help scuba diving guides receive vital environmental certification. Read more

Press release: Egypt Implements Environmental Standards to Protect its Coral Reefs

The Reef-World Foundation and Chamber of Diving & Watersports (CDWS) are pleased to announce Egypt is adopting Green Fins environmental standards to protect its coral reefs. Read more

Capacity Building in Malapascua, Philippines - May 2019

An overview of Malapascua's sixth consecutive year of Green Fins assessments in May 2019. Read more

Press release: Antigua & Barbuda Implements Environmental Standards for Diving & Snorkelling

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. Read more

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. 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