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Split image: Atlantic/Caribbean and Pacific

From The Caribbean to The Pacific

By on 24 August 2017

Diving, coral nursing, whale watching, and trash collecting on two coasts.

Say No To Plastic spelled out in the sand

Epic Beach Clean Up Success!

By on 14 July 2017

The community of Utila came together for a beach clean up of a turtle nesting area along the South Shore, where we collected an incredible amount of trash.

Beach scene with small boat

Turtles and Trash

By on 5 July 2017

The days and weeks keep flying by! Turtles and ocean trash have been on my mind lately, and keep coming up in everything I’ve been doing. So here’s what’s been goin’ on lately…   💻 Caribbean islands are better for outdoor activities than computer screen time, and slow/occasionally nonexistent internet speeds don’t help. But I’ve […]

Our Oceans, Our Future

By on 7 June 2017

World Oceans Day is this Thursday, June 8th, so be sure to do something great for the oceans! The theme of this year’s World Oceans Day is “Our Oceans, Our Future,” with a particular focus on solutions to plastic pollution and marine litter prevention “for a healthier ocean and a better future.” We know that without […]

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 […]