Lifestyle

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.

 

Banning Throw Away Plastics

Banning Throw Away Plastics

Plastic Free in Seattle It seems obvious that they are reading our Blue Ocean posts in Seattle and taking to heart, our advice on curbing plastic pollution. In Celebrating Plastic-Free July we described the problem of “single use, throw-away, non-biodegradable”...

News from the Maritimes, Part 2

News from the Maritimes, Part 2

This is the second in a series of posts by Blue Ocean co-founder Bob Frerck relating the experiences of his combined family vacation and Blue Ocean research while traveling thru Canada's Atlantic Maritime Provinces -- After we left the Bay of Fundy and its flower pots...

News from the Maritimes, Part 1

News from the Maritimes, Part 1

This is the first in a series of posts by Blue Ocean co-founder Bob Frerck relating the experiences of his combined family vacation and Blue Ocean research while traveling thru Maine and Canada's Atlantic Maritime Provinces -- Our family just returned from a very...

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...

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

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

If you actively make an effort to change things, like cleaning up the ocean, you might ask yourself in those quiet contemplative moments, is my voice heard? Do my actions truly make a difference? This week a couple of things happened that helped to clarify this for...

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...

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