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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
Tips to Celebrate Earth Day and protect the Planet Every Day!

Tips to Celebrate Earth Day and protect the Planet Every Day!

On April 22nd the world celebrated Earth Day, now we need to ask how can we continue to celebrate Earth Day, beyond one day? What steps can each of us take to lower our personal impact and protect the planet, every day? What products can we do without or replace with...

Taking a bite out of plastic with a mutant enzyme

Taking a bite out of plastic with a mutant enzyme

Did you know that globally, one million plastic bottles are purchased every minute! Remember all those disheartening images of masses of floating plastic debris on beaches and in oceans. What is the common element in almost all these images? The plastic drinking...

Can We Save Paradise From Being Destroyed?

Can We Save Paradise From Being Destroyed?

  Remember “The Beach” a film from 2000 that featured a freshly scrubbed Leonardo DiCaprio frolicking on an idyllic beach in Thailand. The location was spectacular Maya Bay on the tiny island of Koh Phi Phi Leh. (photo - 20th Century Fox) The attention the film...

Sustainable Seafood: A Smorgasbord of Ideas

Sustainable Seafood: A Smorgasbord of Ideas

Fish sustains a large portion of the world’s population. It's high in protein making it one of the healthiest food options available. That’s the rub; what is healthy for us is not necessarily healthy for seafood sustainability. At a time when the human population is...

Bringing Justice to an Infamous Poaching Ship

Bringing Justice to an Infamous Poaching Ship

The F/V Hai Lung, a vessel notorious for poaching toothfish in the waters of the Antarctic and Patagonia, was boarded and placed under arrest by the Liberian Coast Guard. With the assistance of the Sea Shepherd patrol boat M/Y Sam Simon, these two vessels together...

Can Seaweed Reduce Ocean Acidification?

Can Seaweed Reduce Ocean Acidification?

One aspect of climate warming that most effects the oceans is the increased levels of acidity in seawater. This change in the chemistry of seawater effects the ability of shellfish like oysters to produce larvae or “oyster seed” that hatcheries sell to aquaculture...

The Real Cost of Your Next Pair of Jeans

The Real Cost of Your Next Pair of Jeans

We love our jeans. So much so that the average American consumer buying four pairs a year. In our family, we are always looking for jeans on sale to be thrifty. But do we fully understand the real environmental cost of our next pair of jeans? Most people have never...

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