Aerial view of Salt River Bay.
Aerial view of Salt River Bay. Croix. St. Croix, United States Virgin Islands. Credit: Mr. Sean Linehan, NOAA, NGS, Remote Sensing

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Green Fins: A tool for reducing the direct impacts of diving and tourism industries

Date: July 13, 2017 1:00 -2:00 p.m. Eastern

Speakers: Chloe Harvey, Programmes Manager, The Reef-World Foundation

Abstract: Join Chloe Harvey of Reef-World, to learn about Green Fins, a public-private partnership developed by UNEP and The Reef-World Foundation that leads to a measurable reduction in negative environmental impacts associated with SCUBA diving and snorkeling. This webinar will provide information on the Green Fins approach, share successes, and discuss lessons learned. The presentation will highlight newly released tools and resources available to support managers who are interested in reducing the impacts of marine tourism and applying the Green Fins approach in their areas.