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    White Flag Certified Safe Marine Area (CSMA)

    White Flag Certified Safe Marine Areas (CSMAs) stand for the world's most purest and cleanest oceans', lakes' and rivers' surfaces physically cleaned from plastic and other marine debris. Since its launch in Monaco (2012) with H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco, Whiteflag International has managed to become the... Read more

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    Malta as the first plastic-free ocean country

    Malta will become the world's leading top environmental ocean tourism destination that provides plastic-free beaches along its whole coastline (White Flag Macro CSMA). Country of Malta is the first country in the world to expand its White Flag program from micro to macro CSMA certification which implies the... Read more

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    First White Flag award to Seychelles

    In September 2018, the White Flag will be awarded for the first time to Republic of Seychelles, the world's most exotic tourism destination.The first White flag to the Republic of Seychelles will be awarded to H.E. Danny Faure, President of Seychelles, by H.E. Kristijan Curavic, OACM President. This will declare... Read more

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    White Flag unite people to protect the oceans

    Year 2019 is scheduled for Whiteflag International to unite all continents in working together and taking concrete measures towards protection, preservation, and physical cleaning of the ocean. This will present the Whiteflag International global promotional campaign for countries... Read more

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    "Raise the Flag for the Ocean" challenge

    The world's first environmental challenge called “Raise the Flag for the Ocean” will be launched in Malta by H.E. Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, President of Malta. This unique initiative is aimed towards promotion and raising awareness across the planet among presidents, prime... Read more

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
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White Flag beaches
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White Flag countries
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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

Beau Vallon awarded the White Flag!
11 Sept
2018

Beau Vallon awarded the White Flag!

On September 8th, 2018, Mr. Kristijan Curavic, Ocean Alliance Conservation Member (OACM) President, has awarded H.E. Danny Faure, President of Seychelles, and Mr. Wallace Cosgrow, Minister of...
First White Flag award to Seychelles
20 Aug
2018

First White Flag award to Seychelles

In September 2018, the White Flag will be awarded for the first time to Republic of Seychelles, the world's most exotic tourism destination. The first White flag to the Republic of Seychelles...

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