Ocean Pollution Cleanup Update and The Plastic Bank

Ocean Pollution Cleanup Update and The Plastic Bank

There has probably been no other ocean issue that has so quickly grabbed the world’s attention than plastic pollution. David Attenborough’s BBC series Blue Planet II and especially the segment that focused on plastics in the ocean, hit an emotional high...
Tips to Protect the Planet Every Day!

Tips to Protect the Planet Every Day!

On April 22nd, the world celebrated Earth Day. Now we need to ask: how can we continue to celebrate Earth Day beyond one day? What steps can each of us take to lower our personal impact and protect the planet every day? What products can we do without or replace with...
Deep Diving is in the DNA of the Sea Nomads

Deep Diving is in the DNA of the Sea Nomads

If you want to free dive to a depth of 200 feet and hold your breath for 13 minutes. Don’t do it, unless you have a rare gene mutation, states the Miami Herald, describing the “surprise finding” in a new study just published in the journal Cell. Scientists have been...
Taking a bite out of plastic with a mutant enzyme

Taking a bite out of plastic with a mutant enzyme

Did you know that globally, one million plastic bottles are purchased every minute! Remember all those disheartening images of masses of floating plastic debris on beaches and in oceans. What is the common element in almost all these images? The plastic drinking...