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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.

 

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch: Taking Out the Trash

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch: Taking Out the Trash

Vast currents, flowing in a circular motion, in the Pacific Ocean between Japan and California, collect enormous amounts of floating waste. Known as the North Pacific Gyre this mass of debris stretches thousands of miles across. Originally thought to cover an area the...

If You Love Seafood – You Might Not Want to Read This

If You Love Seafood – You Might Not Want to Read This

A new report from the University of Ghent in Belgium describes how tiny pieces of plastic, called microplastics, accumulate in our bodies and could have long term implications for our health. Much of this microplastic is ingested by eating seafood, in fact it is...

We Protect What We Understand – Jean-Michel Cousteau

We Protect What We Understand – Jean-Michel Cousteau

“protect the Ocean and you protect yourself” ~ Jean-Michel Costeau The name “Cousteau” has become synonymous with the ocean, as Jacques Yves Cousteau's legacy has been carried on by his family. His son, Jean-Michel Cousteau, believes that the key to creating a more...

Polluting Plastics Ban, Good News from Davos

Polluting Plastics Ban, Good News from Davos

A new report released by the New Plastics Economy Initiative at the World Economic Forum in Davos last month, recommends replacing commonly used plastics like polystyrene (PS), polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and expanded polystyrene (EPS) with less harmful alternatives....

Sustainable Seafood, Everything You Need to Know

Sustainable Seafood, Everything You Need to Know

Info to Help You Make Sustainable Seafood Choices One of the most important issues in keeping our Ocean healthy is maintaining fish populations at sustainable levels. Hundreds of millions of people worldwide depend on seafood as the main protein in their diet and...

Our Plastic Ocean

Our Plastic Ocean

Our Ocean's Plastic Pollution and what we need to do about it! 2016 was a year in which awareness of the plastic pollution problem exploded around the world. So we needed to do a round-up of all the stories that spotlight the problem as well as those stories that...

The Year the World Focused on Climate Change

The Year the World Focused on Climate Change

Climate Change - Challenges and Common Cause 2016 was a very mixed year for the world versus climate change. In October we hit an unfortunate milestone when the Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii measured in excess of 400 parts per million of carbon dioxide in the...

The Rise of Renewables

The Rise of Renewables

Worldwide Revolution in Renewable Energy is Good News for the Ocean. Renewable energy technologies have grown so competitive and widespread that they are reshaping common perceptions of climate change mitigation. "Saving the climate is too difficult and too costly" is...

Tesla’s Astonishing Transition in 2016 is Ocean-Friendly.

Tesla’s Astonishing Transition in 2016 is Ocean-Friendly.

A car company. A battery company. A solar company. A renewable energy company. Tesla Motor Company had a big close in 2016 with major developments in its electric car division and a launch into solar power. Tesla officially became a clean, renewable energy company in...

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