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December 1, 2016

As part of the Blue Certified article series on sustainable scuba diving and tourism, we aim to highlight leaders in the dive industry.

Taveuni Dive Resort, the first sustainable resort on Taveuni Island in Fiji, was designed using internationally recognized standards f...

October 10, 2016

This post is from Taveuni Dive Resort's blog. Ocean First Institute congratulates Fred and all those at Taveuni Dive Resort for this achievement! 

We’ve Blue Certified! 

Today, Taveuni Dive Resort is pleased to announce it was accredited under the Blue Certifie...

May 14, 2016

Our Blue Certified Candidate, Misool Eco Resort is a leader in sustainability. Marit Miners shares her tips on how to be good to the environment while providing a beautiful resort for her guests--and the others who share the space.


  • In order to maintain the le...

April 14, 2016

Ocean First is Blue Certified!

Blue Certified is an eco-label tailored specifically to the dive industry. It enables dive shops to assess, monitor and report on indicators which address sustainability planning, environmental resources, local economic development, and e...

March 25, 2016

One of our early adopter dive shops from Panama, Scuba 6 Eco Diving, has gone through the rigors of our Blue Certified program. We are happy to announce that they have just achieved their Blue Certification! They worked hard to achieve this level of recognition as true...

March 18, 2016

A new eco-label for the dive industry improves sustainability

Ocean First Institute (OFI) announced Scuba 6 Eco Diving has been awarded the Blue Certified eco-label. Scuba 6 joined the Blue Certified program in July 2015 because it wanted a proven step-by-step system to...

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