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What’s good for the ocean is good for us. Vote for the kind of ocean you want with each sustainable choice you make. Buying Ocean-friendly products or choosing sustainable seafood, all help. We will give you tips on zero-waste, explain the 4 R’s practices, describe how to maintain a low carbon footprint, and many other forms of ocean mindfulness will be featured here.

“Every time you spend money, you’re casting a vote for the kind of world you want.”
Anna Lappé

Skip the Shrimp

Skip the Shrimp

July 25th is Culinarians Day and we want to thank all our favorite chefs, cooks and culinary artists for making delicious food for all of us! Since food sustainability, packaging and sourcing is such an important issue here at Blue Ocean Network, we decided to take a...

Whale Rescuer Killed after Saving Whale

Whale Rescuer Killed after Saving Whale

“I was born to do this” for more than 15 years Joe Howlett put his life on the line saving whales and is believed to have rescued dozens in that time. “You get pumped up because you could die at any time.” Blue Ocean has reported on rescuing dolphins, seals, mantas...

Shark Awareness Day and Shark Week Events

Shark Awareness Day and Shark Week Events

"A shark attack has been the greatest thing that's ever happened to me."​ says Mike Coots, a surfer who lost his right leg in a shark attack. When Mike was 17 and surfing the waves off his home in Kauai he had a life-threatening encounter with a tiger shark. He fought...

Oceanic x Ibiza Throw A Giant Ocean Party

Oceanic x Ibiza Throw A Giant Ocean Party

What could be a better place to throw a giant party for the ocean than on the Mediterranean island of Ibiza. Famous for its nightlife, throbbing dance floors and beautiful, young visitors from around the world, Ibiza and Oceanic Global will host their party on July...

Celebrating Plastic-Free July

Celebrating Plastic-Free July

The summer is here and what better way to enjoy the season of picnics and bar-b-ques than by taking a pledge to not use all those plastic knives, forks, spoons and plates. We are celebrating an entire month plastic free! You might ask, why worry about little things...

Tesla on the Water:  The SoelCat 12 Experience

Tesla on the Water: The SoelCat 12 Experience

The advances made in clean energy over the last several years have been truly inspiring and offer hope that mankind may actually be coming to grips with the challenges of climate change and global warming. (photo - solarwind 3) Wind farms sprout across the landscape...

A Deeper Dive on the Shipping Industry

A Deeper Dive on the Shipping Industry

We bet you didn’t know that today is International Day of the Seafarer. Started in 2011, June 25 is a day to raise awareness about the little known contributions seafarers make in your everyday life. (Photo - The International Register Management)   90% of...

Food Lovers Unite!  It’s Sustainable Gastronomy Day!

Food Lovers Unite! It’s Sustainable Gastronomy Day!

As the old proverb goes, “The way to a man’s heart is through his stomach,” so it's not just a coincidence that this first-ever UN sanctioned international celebration lands on Father’s Day 2017.  Co-authored by Peru and 37 UN member states, Sustainable Gastronomy Day...

Our Favorite Underwater Fathers!

Our Favorite Underwater Fathers!

  Happy Father’s Day to all the dads out there! In honor of your day, we decided to do a little digging on fatherhood in the underwater kingdom. What we turned up was a little surprising, but also quite informative. (photo - Christopher Michel/Wikipedia Commons)...

International Sushi Day, Can Sushi Be Sustainable??

International Sushi Day, Can Sushi Be Sustainable??

We have been celebrating a lot of commemorative days recently, Global Wind Day, World Meat-Free Day, and World Sea Turtle Day, what's not to love about sea turtles. Now on June 16, we are faced with a dilemma, because June 16 is International Sushi Day, and because...

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