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Red Tide State of Emergency in Florida

Red Tide State of Emergency in Florida

Sanibel, Marco Island, Boca Grande, Naples, Captiva Island; Floridians brag that their beaches are paradise and the best in the country and the tourists that normally flock to those beaches would agree, but not so much this month. Florida’s red tide is back with a...

Wacky Weather: What in the World?

Wacky Weather: What in the World?

Heat waves around the world from Japan to Europe; unprecedented drought in Australia while France floods. Deadly wildfires rage in California and Greece and even in the far north of Sweden where fires flamed above the Arctic Circle. On a daily basis we have been...

The Vanishing Vaquita, less than a dozen remain?

The Vanishing Vaquita, less than a dozen remain?

The heart wrenching saga of the vanishing Vaquita continues, with the latest reports indicating that the 30 that were reported in 2017 have now been reduced to only 12. Andrea Crosta, the director of Elephant Action League, a watchdog wildlife group reported in March...

Ocean Update for Aug. 10, 2018

Ocean Update for Aug. 10, 2018

UNFURL THIS ISSUE... What's going on 'down under'? Your Mission This Week - Lombok & Gili Disaster; Trending - Hothouse Earth; HAB's People in your Network - Zale Perry; Latest Ocean News - Fool's Gold: What fish oil is doing to our Health and Planet; INTEL for...

Ocean Update for Aug. 3, 2018

Ocean Update for Aug. 3, 2018

UNFURL THIS ISSUE... Brexit puts Overfishing in the global spotlight. Your Mission This Week - Overfishing; Trending - Red Tide; People in your Network - SOS Event;  Latest Ocean News - IYOR; INTEL for Changemakers; Ocean Careers - Funding Galore.  HEADS UP!  The...

Belize chooses to protect coral reefs over oil exploration

Belize chooses to protect coral reefs over oil exploration

Belize has imposed an indefinite moratorium on oil exploration and extraction in its territorial waters, an action intended to protect the Belize Barrier Reef, a World Heritage Site and 190 mile-long, section of the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef that stretches from...

Great Britain Leads in Offshore Wind Energy

Great Britain Leads in Offshore Wind Energy

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...

What You Can Do About Ocean Plastic

What You Can Do About Ocean Plastic

The last time you opened a news magazine are turned on your TV and tuned into the nightly news, you probably saw a story that related to the plastic pollution in our oceans. Now the issue becomes more personal and asks what you can do about Ocean Plastic? From the...

20 Zero Waste Tips for an Ocean-Friendly Home

20 Zero Waste Tips for an Ocean-Friendly Home

Are you looking to create a more ocean-friendly, sustainable home for you and your family? 1. Minimize: Do a spring clean of your home and get rid of any unnecessary stuff sitting around and collecting dust by donating it to charity or holding a garage sale. 2. Op...

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