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

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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.

 

India Vows to Ban all Single-Use Plastics by 2022

India Vows to Ban all Single-Use Plastics by 2022

Beat Plastic Pollution is the theme of the 2018 World Environment Day and India as the host of this year’s event used the opportunity to announce a momentous initiative, to ban all single-use plastics by 2022. Home to 1.3 billion people with one of the world’s...

Environmental Books: Take One To The Beach This Summer

Environmental Books: Take One To The Beach This Summer

Summer is almost here, time for the beach. What to pack in the picnic basket? Don’t forget the cooler and remember to bring along a good book. Something light or maybe not, how about everything you need to know about climate change or saving entangled whales. Flowers...

Plastic Pollution has Sunk to New Depths Do We Need More?

Plastic Pollution has Sunk to New Depths Do We Need More?

Two stories crossed each other this week that contrast the opposing sides in the war on plastic pollution. Our first story demonstrates that there is no location that is so remote as to be shielded from plastic pollution. The second story is about the profit made from...

Flip Flops are not Plastic Pollution for Lamu Boatbuilders

Flip Flops are not Plastic Pollution for Lamu Boatbuilders

Too often we write articles criticizing third world countries for the overload of plastic debris in our oceans. While it is true that the greatest amount of plastic waste originates in a few Asia countries, today's inspiring video demonstrates that people living in...

Use a Sustainable Sunscreen that won’t Kill Coral Reefs

Use a Sustainable Sunscreen that won’t Kill Coral Reefs

Our Ocean’s coral reefs are under threat from many causes. Ocean acidification, climate change and ocean warming are the biggest and these issues need to be tackled at an international level. But there are also serious threats to coral reefs that individuals can help...

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