SCUBACARIBE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC AWARDED GREEN FINS
AN INITIATIVE BY UNEP & THE REEF WORLD FOUNDATION
ScubaCaribe Dominican Republic: ScubaCaribe today announced that it has been awarded the GREEN FIN CERTIFICATION by REEF CHECK for their continued efforts towards marine life and environment.
Green Fins is an initiative by the United Nations Environment Programe (UNEP) and The Reef-World Foundation. Supported by Governments, NGOs and local communities, Green Fins aim to increase public awareness and management practices to conserve coral reefs and reduce unsustainable tourism practices and is the only recognized environmental set of standards with a comprehensive management approach to provide guidance and support for business owners and national authorities to promote best practices.
Diving and snorkeling centres are uniquely positioned to act within their own communities and among customers to encourage positive and lasting change. Assessments are carried out and those showing annual improvement in following the Code of Conduct are awarded certificates, allowing tourists to choose environmentally responsible options.
ScubaCaribe has been actively engaging in coral reef protection and marine life conservation by adopting dive sites, cleaning up beaches and reefs, continuously educating their guests during briefings, teaching specialties like PADI Aware Coral Observation and PADI Bull Shark Diver, securing turtle nests, and installing their own coral nursery in Bayahibe/ Dominican Republic, in 2015, which is supervised by the marine biologists of the NGO Fundemar.org
ScubaCaribe is one of the most established PADI Five Star Dive Resorts and official onsite service provider of coveted four and five star hotels in currently 9 countries, spanning the Caribbean, Africa and Asia, featuring a comprehensive portfolio of diving and water sports activities, excursions and fun for the entire family and groups. With over 28 years of experience in the industry, ScubaCaribe strives to provide memorable experiences to all of their guests, and is committed to quality, safety and environment.