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Implementation of best environmental practice for the marine tourism industry through the Green Fins approach
by The Reef-World Foundation (Non-governmental organization (NGO))
To build resilience of coral reefs by measurably improving marine tourism environmental practice through the implementation of the Green Fins approach in participating countries.
Progress reports
14.2
By 2020, sustainably manage and protect marine and coastal ecosystems to avoid significant adverse impacts, including by strengthening their resilience, and take action for their restoration in order to achieve healthy and productive oceans
Type of commitment
  • Integrated Coastal Management
14.7
By 2030, increase the economic benefits to Small Island developing States and least developed countries from the sustainable use of marine resources, including through sustainable management of fisheries, aquaculture and tourism
Type of commitment
  • Economic benefits from sustainable tourism
April/2020
Improved environmental risk assessment scores across participating businesses
April/2020
Strengthening of environmental regulations and policy to support implementation of best environmental practice in the marine tourism industry
April/2020
Building of capacity for national implementation of Green Fins within participating countries
Financing (in USD)
100,000 USD
Basic information
Time-frame: Jan 2019 - April 2020
Partners
The Reef-World Foundation (NGO), UN Environment (United Nations Entity), Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Philippines (Government), Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, Malaysia (Government), Reef Check Malaysia (NGO), Ministry of Environment, Maldives (Maldives), Institute of Oceanography, Vietnam (Government), Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources, Dominican Republic (Government), Reef Check Dominican Republic (NGO), Coral Triangle Centre (NGO), Ministry of Environment, Indonesia (Government), Department of Marine and Coastal Resources, Thailand (Government), Palau Conservation Society (NGO), Ministry of Natural Resources, Environment & Tourism, Palau (Government).
Ocean Basins
  • Indian Ocean
  • North Atlantic
  • North Pacific
  • South Pacific
Beneficiary countries
Dominican Republic
Indonesia
Japan
Malaysia
Maldives
Palau
Philippines
Singapore
Thailand
Vietnam
Other beneficaries
Local marine-related tourism businesses
Contact information
Chloe Harvey, Director, chloe@reef-world.org, +44 7967377982
Bristol, United Kingdom
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