Post Tagged with: "ocean health"

10 Ways You Can Help Coastal Clean-up Efforts

10 Ways You Can Help Coastal Clean-up Efforts

16 September, 2017 at 12:45 am Comments are Disabled

With ever increasing pollution in and around our coasts, it can often feel like an uphill struggle to start to shift the tide (pun intended). So, we’ve come up with a list of 10 things you can do as an individual to help coastal clean-up efforts – from tackling the […]

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The Great Nurdle Hunt

The Great Nurdle Hunt

6 September, 2017 at 12:45 am Comments are Disabled

Have you ever asked yourself how plastic is transported around the world before it’s turned into products? Most people haven’t but here’s the answer; Nurdles. So, what is a nurdle? They’re tiny pellets of plastic, used in the plastics industry to transport raw plastic from manufacturer to the factories where […]

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Polluted Tourism – The State of our Seas

Polluted Tourism – The State of our Seas

1 September, 2017 at 12:45 am Comments are Disabled

Written by guest blogger Helen Parkinson, a keen travel writer with a passion for marine conservation   You’re probably familiar with the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, the marine monstrosity that stretches from the West Coast of North America all the way to Japan. Well, I’ve got bad news for you: last […]

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Discovery Channel’s Shark Week 2017

Discovery Channel’s Shark Week 2017

19 June, 2017 at 8:48 am Comments are Disabled

Since 1988 the Discovery Channel has been scheduling an annual, week long programming of shark related content. Falling in July or early August over the years it has gained in popularity to be the longest-running cable television event in history. The name? Shark Week. Not heard of it? As a […]

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PADI Joins Forces with Mission Blue to Help Protect the World’s Ocean

PADI Joins Forces with Mission Blue to Help Protect the World’s Ocean

8 June, 2017 at 12:01 am Comments are Disabled

  PADI® and Mission Blue™ have forged a formal partnership to help increase the level of protection of our world’s ocean. Led by legendary oceanographer Dr. Sylvia Earle, Mission Blue inspires action to explore and protect the ocean. At the heart of this effort is a global campaign to build public […]

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What Other Aspects of Sustainability are Affected by the Health of our Oceans?

What Other Aspects of Sustainability are Affected by the Health of our Oceans?

23 May, 2017 at 12:30 am Comments are Disabled

The health of our oceans is a massive concern, not just to divers, but to the world as a whole. In 2015, 193 world leaders agreed to 17 Global Goals for Sustainable Development. If completed this would mean an end to extreme poverty, inequality and climate change by 2030. In […]

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