TOPDIVE–Bathys participates in Responsible Business Week

Home » Topdive » TOPDIVE–Bathys participates in Responsible Business Week


Oct 2011

In the spirit of “Responsible Business Week”, organized by InterContinental Resort Tahiti and National Geographic’s Center for Sustainable destinations, Topdive-Bathys Tahiti participated in a series of marine efforts to fulfill their responsibility in the protection and the preservation of the local marine environment.

Responsible Business WeekThis week long series of activities focused on the aim of the InterContinental hotel chain to get involved with activities aimed for the improvement of the destination’s appeal for the sustainable future.

Responsible Business WeekIn a concerted effort to making Tahiti a sustainable destination, the TOPDIVE-Bathys Tahiti dive center team participated in a community reef clean-up program in the spirit of good fun and civic responsibility on October 10, 2011.

With technical support and assistance of the TOPDIVE-Bathys Tahiti team, 22 volunteers participated in the clean-up on the west coast of Tahiti where the majority of reef activity exists. Well equipped with snorkel gear, rubbish bags, in boats and kayaks, an energetic team spirit, and a good dose of fun, the 22 volunteers and the TOPDIVE-Bathys team spent a productive morning with the satisfaction of a cleaner lagoon.

Another effort to serve this goal was a coral replanting program organized on October 5. Under the supervision of Bora Bora Eco Fish, where different species of coral were introduced into the Lagoonarium in the aim of repopulating the reef.

Recents articles

The Manta ray

The Manta ray is an imposing cartilaginous fish. It is named Manta ray because of the spanish word “manta” which means –blanket- in relation to its strange shape. There are two species of manta rays: the reef manta ray (Mobula alfredi) and the...

Swimming with whales or diving with dolphins? Both!

There are only few places on earth, where you can tick a whole bunch of points off your diving bucket list. In French Polynesia it's not about few-second encounters. It's about witnessing an underwater spectacle by some of the most fabulous marine...

The Tiki – Moorea

Three Spanish friends joined me in Moorea for a few days of vacation. All excellent divers, I asked François (TOPDIVE Moorea center manager) to organize a beautiful dive for us for the occasion. Quite naturally, he proposed for us to discover the «...

The Great Barracuda

The Great barracuda (Sphyraena barracuda) appears as the “giant” of the barracuda family. It measures around 6.5ft; it is the most impressive species in size. This long fish can weigh up to 110 Lbs. It has a silver-grey color that makes the species...
Share This