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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

California Bans Plastic Straws

California Bans Plastic Straws

A new law makes California the first state in the U.S. to regulate plastic straws. It is not a complete ban since it only applies to dine-in restaurants, excluding fast food outlets, delis and coffee shops. In addition, it only bans restaurants from automatically...

Is There Shark in Your Sunscreen?

Is There Shark in Your Sunscreen?

Shark populations are in decline around the world, some reduced by 50% in the last several decades. While much of that loss is due to illegal fishing and the slaughter of millions of sharks for their fins, there is more to tell. Have you ever heard of shark in your...

People “Rise for Climate Action” Around the World

People “Rise for Climate Action” Around the World

Saturday, September 8, more than a quarter of a million demonstrators representing over ninety countries around the world, gathered for a global action day and marched to the beat of “Rise for Climate Action.” Over 900 events on seven continents marked the day, which...

What do Sharks and Cancer have in common?

What do Sharks and Cancer have in common?

Sharks have been swimming our oceans for hundreds of millions of years. However, over the last several decades we have witnessed populations of sharks plummet worldwide. The most obvious and publicized reason has been shark finning. This practice of butchering sharks...

Water Quality Month, Two Companies Making a Difference

Water Quality Month, Two Companies Making a Difference

“A world where everyone has access to clean drinking water” is the highly commendable vision of the Belgian sustainable water company BOSAQ. While an English company Veragon innovates by taking humidity from the air and transforms it into clean, drinking water....

Back to School – How to Pack Zero Waste Lunches

Back to School – How to Pack Zero Waste Lunches

It's that time of the year, summer is winding down and the kids will be starting back to school. It can be a bit stressful and exciting both at the same time. One of the things we need to start thinking about are the kid’s lunches and the importance of choosing...

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