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Samantha Craven

Read marine biology at the University of Plymouth, graduating with a First class honours degree in 2006 and continued her studies, achieving a distinction in her Masters in Applied Marine Science in 2007.Currently coordinator of Green Fins, a United Nations Environment Programme project that works with dive centers to implement environmental standards through a Code of Conduct designed to reduce the impacts of the dive industry on the marine environment.

Diving – Enjoy, Not Destroy

In today's diving industry, the customer satisfaction, the return of business, the word of mouth and the competition for tips overrides environmental responsibility. Not for every dive center, not for every dive guide, but enough to see some frightful behaviour underwater.