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The Starfish Story - Make a Difference

The Starfish Story - Make a Difference

Our name STARCOVE was inspired by the Starfish story. One day, an old man was walking along a beach that was littered with thousands of starfish that had been washed ashore by the high tide. As he walked he came upon a young boy who was eagerly throwing the starfish back into the ocean, one by one. Puzzled, the man looked at the boy and asked what he was doing. Without looking up from his task, the boy simply replied, “I’m saving these starfish, Sir.” The old man chuckled aloud, “Son, there are thousands of starfish and only one of...

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All clowfish are born male and can change sex

All clowfish are born male and can change sex

Anyone who has seen the movie Finding Nemo probably thinks they know all there is to know about the clownfish, also called the clown anemonefish.  They have a very recognizable and cute appearance with bright orange color with three distinctive white bars. This makes the clown anemonefish among the most recognizable of all reef-dwellers. They reach about 4.3 inches in length, and are named for the multicolored sea anemone in which they make their homes. But did you know that all clownfish are born male? Surprisingly, all clownfish are born male. They have the ability to switch their sex, but...

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Save Endangered Leatherback Sea Turtles

Save Endangered Leatherback Sea Turtles

Less than 50 years ago, leatherback sea turtles—one of Earth’s largest living reptiles—were thriving in the world’s oceans. Today, the leatherback sea turtle is teetering on the edge of extinction. Global populations have decreased by 40 percent in the past three generations. The Eastern Pacific sub-population has been particularly hard hit, with a 97 percent decline in three generations. The leatherback’s decline is caused by unsustainable human activities: Illegal and legal harvest of eggs and meat kills remaining population; Coastal development destroys nesting beaches; Plastic bags and balloons closely resembling jellyfish degrade leatherback’s foraging area; Drowning in commercial fisheries such as longlines or driftnets;...

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Explore the oceans

Explore the oceans

Here is a lifestyle choices that – when adopted – can help protect and restore our oceans for future generations. “People protect what they love.” – Jacques-Yves Cousteau. Get outside and explore the oceans around you! If you don’t live near the ocean, visit your local lake or river to learn how your watershed connects to the ocean. There are plenty of online opportunities to explore the oceans, too.

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✌️Find out how this child of the ocean and surf talent supports mother nature - Interview with Travis from @Travis_surf93

✌️Find out how this child of the ocean and surf talent supports mother nature - Interview with Travis from @Travis_surf93

Here is our interview with the talented Travis from @Travis_surf93 who spends his free time surfing in paradise. Please introduce yourself.  I am a child of the ocean helping to protect and better life in and out of the ocean. I want to make everyone aware that it’s time for a change and we need to protest. We need to support Mother Nature and become a better person along the way. Living on earth and made of the ocean.   What made you start creating content on social media about ocean conservation? When I was in school and saw the massive...

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