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.

 

World’s Largest Oil Spill Undetected for 14 Years

World’s Largest Oil Spill Undetected for 14 Years

You’ve heard of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. On April 20, 2010 an explosion occurred on a British Petroleum oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico, 41 miles off the coast of Louisiana. The rig was drilling an exploratory well in 5,100 feet of water. Of the 126 crew on...

Time is Running Out on Climate Change

Time is Running Out on Climate Change

A chilling report just issued by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change warns that we have no more than twelve years in which to avoid a climate catastrophe. After three years of research, the Nobel Prize-winning IPCC issued this unequivocal warning. Time is...

Great Britain Leads in Offshore Wind Energy: Update

Great Britain Leads in Offshore Wind Energy: Update

Blue Ocean has been reporting on Great Britain’s leading roll in fighting plastic pollution with initiatives to ban single-use plastics and microbeads in cosmetics. But did you know that they were also leaders in offshore wind energy?   Fighting Ocean Plastic...

Can We Save Paradise From Being Destroyed? Update on Maya Bay

Can We Save Paradise From Being Destroyed? Update on Maya Bay

Remember “The Beach” a film from 2000 that featured a freshly scrubbed Leonardo DiCaprio frolicking on an idyllic beach in Thailand. The location was spectacular Maya Bay on the tiny island of Koh Phi Phi Leh. (photo - 20th Century Fox) The attention the film received...

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