Sustainable Beach

How to be green even at the beach?

Every year millions of people take advantage of our wonderful beaches worldwide. However this causes environmental impacts and, as a result, impacts our marine environment.

For that reason Friend of the Sea has established requirements to safeguard beaches. Through our awareness of the damaging impacts of littering as well as respecting natural beach flora and fauna and marine species we can contribute to the sustainable management of our beaches. 

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The Sustainable Beach Standard

Friend of the Sea has developed sustainable beach management tools that minimise unintentional disturbance to beaches through key principles of conduct.

 Friend of the Sea criteria for sustainable beaches require:


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