Save our oceans

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is a clear call to action - interview with Micaela Frade from @polaroidsplacesprettythings

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is a clear call to action - interview with Micaela Frade from @polaroidsplacesprettythings

We had a chance to interview Micaela from @polaroidsplacesprettythings and here is the result: My name is Micaela and I'm a 3rd year student passionate about all things fitness, health and travel related. I'm a chocolate dependent life-form who loves sunsets, turtles and going on adventures. Running for the oceans 🌊❤️ on World Ocean's Day What made you start creating content on social media about ocean conservation? After seeing the effects of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch and the threats we pose to sea life I wanted to reduce my carbon footprint and share that with others so that they may be encouraged...

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Visiting save our oceans events around the PNW - Interview with Ashley Lynn from @wewanderwa

Visiting save our oceans events around the PNW - Interview with Ashley Lynn from @wewanderwa

We had a chance to interview Ashley from @wewanderwa and here is the result: Hi! I’m Ashley and I’m new to the WA area. All my life I’ve been fascinated by oceans and seeing what they are becoming scares me. I am on a mission to go to different events regarding saving our oceans around the PNW! Check out these Ocean Actions from Oceanfest What made you start creating content on social media about ocean conservation? Ever since I was little, the ocean has spoke to me in ways that nothing else can. It calms the mind and so many...

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Why protect seahorses?

Why protect seahorses?

Seahorses must be protected for biological, ecological, and economic reasons.  Their extraordinary life history — only the male becomes pregnant and some species are seasonally monogamous — provides us with an unusual opportunity to expand our understanding of reproductive ecology. They are important predators on bottom-dwelling organisms; removing them may disrupt coastal ecosystems. They are also an important source of income and food security for subsistence fishers in many parts of the world. Protections for seahorses benefit many other marine species and ecosystems.

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Shark's role in the ocean

Shark's role in the ocean

Sharks play a very important role in the oceans in a way that an average fish does not. Sharks are at the top of the food chain in virtually every part of every ocean. In that role, they keep populations of other fish healthy and in proper proportion for their ecosystem.

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Use reusable water bottles for a healthier choice and avoid plastic water bottles

Use reusable water bottles for a healthier choice and avoid plastic water bottles

Spreading awareness of our global plastic pollution issue and empowering individuals to live a more plastic-free lifestyle. One easy step is to start using a reusable water bottles. They are a much healthier choice than plastic bottles. Another reason why you should not use plastic one-time use bottled water is that there are known health risks. Plastic water bottles can contain a chemical known as Bisphenol A (BPA) which can be very harmful to your health. Start small & work yourself towards living plastic free gradually. Choose 1 or 2 things that you can work on this week & share them with me below.

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