HEALTH

Image of shallow colorful coral with snorkeler

Is Your Sunscreen Killing The Reef?

By on 13 April 2017

Did you know that many sunscreens contain substances that cause coral bleaching, development and reproduction defects, and can also be toxic to fish and other marine life? Research is still being done to determine the effects of sunscreens pollution on marine life, so of course this information may be subject to change. But from what […]

Are You A Water Waster?

By on 22 March 2017

It’s World Water Day, and this year’s theme focuses on wastewater. Time to take a good look at our water habits. I like to think that I’m not a water waster. I turn off the tap when I brush my teeth, I don’t take super long showers. I grew up during a big drought in California, so […]

Fish abound on a colorful coral reef. Healthy oceans are a priority in 2017.

Want A Healthier Ocean Planet? 10 Resolutions For 2017

By on 21 January 2017

How I’m prioritizing the health of the ocean and planet with a few simple goals this year, and you can too. For me, the most urgent issue at this moment is the future of the ocean— the ocean is everything. Without a healthy ocean the rest of the planet (all 29 percent of it) is nothing. […]

5 Habits For Healthy Oceans

By on 1 November 2016

Make a difference by protecting our ocean’s health from home. We all want a clean and healthy ocean, as it not only benefits the creatures living in the ocean, but helps keep us and the air we breathe healthy too. Our oceans are facing many man-made challenges right now, from plastic pollution to warming waters to […]