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.

 

2016 The Hottest Year in Recorded History

2016 The Hottest Year in Recorded History

Global Warming: Third Consecutive Record Broken Both 2014 and 2015 were very hot years and set records in global warming, but now 2016 has smashed those records, making it the third consecutive year for record-breaking temperatures, a first in the modern era and most...

Impressive Progress Made in US Renewable Energy

Impressive Progress Made in US Renewable Energy

The latest data indicates that we made real progress in the development and use of US renewable energy in 2016. Slightly under 17% of the country's electricity needs were met by renewable sources in the first six months of 2016, increasing from 13.7 percent in all of...

Rising Ocean Temperatures and Your Next Shellfish Dinner

Rising Ocean Temperatures and Your Next Shellfish Dinner

I love shellfish, mussels, oysters, crabs, you get the idea. I eat much less of it today because of many ocean issues, however based on a recent article I might be eating a lot less. A recent study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science suggest a link...

Don’t Miss the Years of Living Dangerously

Don’t Miss the Years of Living Dangerously

the Second Season is Available Now The documentary television series “Years of Living Dangerously” has begun its second season by exploring the dramatic effects of climate change. The Emmy Award winning, series premiered on the National Geographic Channel in October....

Sustainable 6-Packs for Ocean Huggers

Sustainable 6-Packs for Ocean Huggers

Plastics in the Ocean take a Toll The harmful effects of plastic, both on our oceans and lakes, is no secret. That’s why Saltwater Brewery, a craft brewer based in Florida, came up with an ingenious alternative to the plastic six-pack rings known to get ingested by...

Does Your Coffee Cup Take 30 Years to Break Down?

Does Your Coffee Cup Take 30 Years to Break Down?

According to new scientific reports, your take-away styrofoam coffee cups, will not degrade for at least 30 years.  Many consumers, that normally are environmentally aware, believe that these cups are recycled, when in fact they are dumped into the local landfill and...

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