blue flag

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Synonyms for blue flag

a common iris of the eastern United States having blue or blue-violet flowers

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We have instructed the other Missions of Costa Rica in the world, to be promoters of the Ecological Blue Flag Program, Eco-diplomatic category and in this way, continue to spread by example the global policies that we defend and proclaim, on the basis of of the foreign policy of Costa Rica, in environmental matters, "he added.
The Blue Flag certification is awarded to beaches and marinas around the world that meet its stringent standards.
The ban was introduced at the start of May - and, two weeks later, the beach was named among 68 recipients of the world-famous Blue Flag quality mark.
When you enjoy a day on the beach flying a Blue Flag or Seaside Award, you know you are on one of the safest, cleanest and very best in the country.
The Blue Flag prize is the international standard for the best beaches, recognising clean bathing water, litter-free sands and good visitor facilities.
And the sunny weather will be just the excuse for day-trippers to visit some of the country's glorious beaches - dozens of which have been awarded a coveted Blue Flag Award.
Penmaenmawr beach has been awarded a Blue Flag Award, which recognises the highest level of cleanliness and water quality across the world.
THREE popular beaches in Ireland have been forced to lower their coveted Blue Flag.
However, before, taking part in the Blue Flag ceremony, children got informed on how they can keep the coast and the sea clean and then participated in a symbolic cleaning of the beach.
And we have European Blue Flag beaches, in Roker, Saltburn, South Shields and Tynemouth.
Swimming in the sea is our new guilty pleasure and why not with 79 beaches around the country getting the prestigious blue flag this year.
PAPHOS municipality has again been awarded blue flag status for all six of its beaches this year, much to the delight of the head of the beaches committee.
BARRY Island's main beach can proudly fly the Blue Flag again after being named one of five new locations in Wales to receive the quality award.
Sofitel The Palm Dubai has received the Blue Flag certification for its environmental management practices.
Twenty-one beaches in the UAE already fly the Blue Flag.