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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

Life Beyond Plastic: Can Vegan Fashion Help?

Life Beyond Plastic: Can Vegan Fashion Help?

We have recently been posting news on the harm that the world’s clothing manufacturers, especially in Asia and India have been causing to the world's environment. We have also been reporting on the creative solutions that concerned fashion designers have been...

World Wetlands Day, Feb. 2nd

World Wetlands Day, Feb. 2nd

Everyone should be commemorating World Wetland’s Day on Feb. 2nd, they are indispensable to a healthy environment! The reasons for preserving our wetlands are endless but here are some of the most critical: wetlands provide a vital habitat for thousands of animals,...

“No Straw Please” It’s International Straw Free Day

“No Straw Please” It’s International Straw Free Day

Straws have been around for a very long time! Pretty much ever since humans found hollow reeds and “Eureka” realized that they could blow through them. Or just as easily, suck and slurp, making the reed a handy tool. But today things have gotten out of hand. Every...

Blue Planet II is Critical TV Viewing!

Blue Planet II is Critical TV Viewing!

I hope that you have been watching Blue Planet II, the new BBC nature series presented and narrated by legendary naturalist, Sir David Attenborough. Each, episode features visuals produced over the course of four years, during 4000 dives on 125 expeditions, in over 39...

Will Your Next Wetsuit be Environmentally Friendly?

Will Your Next Wetsuit be Environmentally Friendly?

Is this a watershed moment for wetsuits? Traditionally, wetsuits have been made of neoprene, a synthetic rubber first developed in 1930 by DuPont. It’s flexible and in foam form has good insulation qualities, but it’s also very non-biodegradable. Is it good for the...

Where Does All That Garbage Go?

Where Does All That Garbage Go?

When you throw that plastic water bottle into the recycle bin do you ask the question: where does all that garbage go? Hopefully, not into a landfill, the unfortunate destination of a huge amount of “recycled” trash. Hopefully, it gets sorted for serious recycling,...

Plastic Pollution In Paradise!

Plastic Pollution In Paradise!

Years ago, I spent some time on the Island of Bali in Indonesia and thought that it was about as close to a paradise as one could find. I had traveled a lot so that assessment had some legs. What struck me about Bali was not only the sublime beauty of the island with...

Cleaning Up the Ocean: Do Our Actions Make a Difference?

Cleaning Up the Ocean: Do Our Actions Make a Difference?

If you are actively making an effort to change things, like cleaning up the ocean,  you might ask yourself in those quiet contemplative moments, are our voices heard and truly do our actions make a difference? This week a couple of things happened that helped to...

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