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Blue flag

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Boneyards, site of the Shell Festival Sea Swim in Jeffreys Bay, a blue flag beach in South Africa
Supertubes at Jeffreys Bay, also known as J-bay, a blue flag beach in South Africa

noun - The Blue Flag is a voluntary eco-label awarded to more than 3,850 beaches and marinas in 48 countries across Europe, South Africa, Morocco, Tunisia, New Zealand, Brazil, Canada and the Caribbean.

Mission[edit]

The Blue Flag works towards sustainable development of beaches and marinas through strict criteria dealing with Water Quality, Environmental Education and Information, Environmental Management, and Safety and Other Services.

Management[edit]

The Blue Flag Programme is owned and run by the non-government, non-profit organisation the Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE).


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