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    Whiteflag International - protect, preserve and clean

    Established in order to protect all water life, as well as life above the surface, all of which is dependent on this precious natural resource. The White Flag itself is an ecological symbol that represents clean oceans, lakes, and rivers.

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    SAFE Whiteflag Beach certification

    The guarantee that provides the customer not only a swim-safe area but the complete image of a company that is ecologically aware and professional in every aspect of their hospitality and comfort.

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    World Aqua Day - world's biggest cleanup in history

    Created by one diver to unite the whole planet in order to respond to the biggest threat, ocean pollution, that is endangering all human and marine life. 

Why should you choose a Whiteflag establishment?

The holders of the White Flag directly support the protection of the world's oceans, lakes, and rivers by performing local cleanups. A percentage of the profit from each White Flag goes directly to GUWAA (Global Underwater Awareness Association), a non-profit NGO that works to clean the waterways globally via hands-on practical cleanups. GUWAA has acquired worldwide credibility through showing visual results by salvaging enormous amounts of garbage from the bottoms of the world’s oceans, lakes, and rivers.

Visit GUWAA website for more information.

496
Tons of waste salvaged
79
White Flag beaches
10
White Flag countries
92
Awarded certificates

Last White Flag awarded owners

Blue Beach

Blue Beach

Location: Vodice, Croatia
Date of award: 19 May 2017
White Flag awarded by: Kristijan Curavić, GUWAA Founder
Wied iz-Zurrieq

Wied iz-Zurrieq

Location: Qrendi, Malta
Date of award: 02 March 2018
White Flag awarded by: Kristijan Curavić, GUWAA Founder

Last news

Wied iz-Zurrieq White Flag award ceremony
02 Mar
2018

Wied iz-Zurrieq White Flag award ceremony

On Friday, 2nd of March, we had the pleasure to award another White Flag location with this symbol of the physically cleaned seabed from all plastic and other non-degradable waste. In cooperation...
Live from Our Ocean Conference!
05 Oct
2017

Live from Our Ocean Conference!

Human action has left our ocean heavily affected by pollution, overexploitation, coastal degradation and global warming. This has severe consequences for all. - These are some of the facts you...

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