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

Lifestyle

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.

 

How Sustainable Fashion Is Impacting Shopping Behaviour

How Sustainable Fashion Is Impacting Shopping Behaviour

The impact of the fashion industry upon the environment is coming under growing scrutiny as both consumers and governments work to fix the issue. Fashion is the second most polluting industry in the world, falling only behind oil. A large number of retailers are...

Are Kittens Killing Beluga Whales?

Are Kittens Killing Beluga Whales?

Here’s a story that demonstrates how interconnected the world is, for better and for worse. Whales are in a lot of trouble what with whaling, ship collisions and being entangled in ghost gear. Now, a new study, reveals that whales should also be concerned about your...

Viral Videos of 2018

Viral Videos of 2018

This was a year in which the ocean was repeatedly in the News. To their credit the media focused much needed attention on the serious issues plaguing our oceans. Plastic pollution, climate change, the health of our coral reefs and red tide were all subjects that were...

Top Ocean Issues of 2018

Top Ocean Issues of 2018

2018 has been a year that has shown a bright light on the world’s oceans issues. From plastic pollution to climate change to red tide and the health of coral reefs, each of these issues are complex, multi-faceted and approaching crisis proportions. But along with the...

Ocean Activism: Our Kids Are Leading the Way

Ocean Activism: Our Kids Are Leading the Way

I believe that like most parents there are times when we ask ourselves “what kind of world are we leaving for our children?” We have two girls, ages twelve and fourteen and we do everything we can to protect them and prepare them for the future. Unfortunately, that...

Blue Mind 8

Blue Mind 8

On October 4th a group of practitioners, researchers, educators, scientists, artists and all round water advocates came together in Miami and around the globe (real and virtual space) for the 8th Annual Blue Mind Summit hosted by Wallace J Nichols author of Blue Mind...

Plastic Pollution Options Offered at Our Ocean Conference

Plastic Pollution Options Offered at Our Ocean Conference

The main focus of the recent Our Ocean Conference in Bali asked the question what are our plastic pollution options? The companies and countries in attendance, presented commitments to recycling, producing products using recycled material, and how to combat plastics...

5 Ways Small Actions Have Huge Power

5 Ways Small Actions Have Huge Power

        Small Works Matter by Sarah Lazarovic.  Reposted with permission from our media associate YES! Magazine.   See these Related Blue Ocean Articles: Can Sushi Be Sustainable? ‘Sustainable Fashion Awards’ Presented at Milan’s Fashion Week...

Critical Climate Change Talks at COP24

Critical Climate Change Talks at COP24

On December 2nd, thousands of delegates representing 200 countries will gather in Katowice, Poland for what will be the most important climate conference since the signing of the Paris Accord in 2015. The goal of COP24 is to agree on a “work program” limiting the...

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