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Sustainable Business

This is not your business-as-usual section, our articles cover blue economy initiatives, sustainable practices and profile inspiring stories that give insights on how you can apply sustainable practices in building your business.

These articles are written by ocean people who have turned their passion into profits, they offer guidelines for marine tourism and dive travel providers, dive operators, eco-resort managers and live-aboard captains. If you want to find sustainable ways forward, we have a special place for you.

“There is no greater thing you can do with your life and your work than follow your passions… in a way that serves the world and you.” Sir Richard Branson
Life Beyond Plastics:  Bee Kind Wraps

Life Beyond Plastics: Bee Kind Wraps

We should all be aware by now of the serious threat that plastics pose for the world’s oceans. Blue Ocean has published numerous articles describing the problem and others that suggest solutions like recycling. But these traditional solutions have shortcomings. For...

Mikki McComb-Kobza and Ocean First win Go Blue Award

Mikki McComb-Kobza and Ocean First win Go Blue Award

Congratulations to our Ocean Ally Mikki McComb-Kobza and the Ocean First Institute on receiving the Blue Friend of the Year Award at the Go Blue Awards Gala held in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida on Friday, October 27. Mikki is Executive Director of Ocean First Institute...

Victory for Victoria’s Rays!

Victory for Victoria’s Rays!

  Project Banjo is delighted to announce a huge step forward in protective measures for rays, skates and guitarfish in Victoria, Australia.  In response to the #RaysAwareness campaign launched in March 2017 (including a petition signed by 33,000 people globally), the...

Blue Ocean Network at DEMA 2017, Nov. 1-4 in Orlando, Florida

Blue Ocean Network at DEMA 2017, Nov. 1-4 in Orlando, Florida

One of our co-founders, Laurie Wilson will be at DEMA 2017 (Dive Equipment Manufacturers Association} held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida, starting November 2 thru November 4.Laurie will be walking the convention floor getting the scoop on...

Nov. 29 – Dec. 1: Sustainable Ocean Summit

Nov. 29 – Dec. 1: Sustainable Ocean Summit

From November 29 - December 1, 2017 the World Ocean Council will present the Sustainable Ocean Summit in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. SOS 2017 will bring together leadership of companies and organizations representing the diversity of the Ocean Business Community....

DEMA: 2017 Wave Makers Awards

DEMA: 2017 Wave Makers Awards

Vote Now for the 2017 Wave Makers Award!   ** Deadline to Vote is 12:00 p.m. Pacific Time on October 26, 2017 ** Voting for the inaugural Wave Makers Award is now open to DEMA Members! Log in and cast your vote today! The deadline to vote is 12:00 p.m. Pacific Time on...

Today’s Hatfields and McCoys Battle Over Coal

Today’s Hatfields and McCoys Battle Over Coal

In the second half of the 1800s the coal country of West Virginia and Kentucky erupted in a bitter feud that took many lives and played out over multiple generations. More than a century later, the historic battle between the Hatfields and McCoys remains synonymous...

Sustainable & Responsible Tourism on Curaçao

Sustainable & Responsible Tourism on Curaçao

Many tourists who visit Curaçao, travel here to experience the incredible beauty of the Caribbean Sea and the amazing coral reef system, that is a bevy of healthy biodiversity, only seen by scuba diving or snorkeling.  But, like the world over, Curaçao’s coral reefs...

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