WHY WE EXIST

Our Choices Matter

Plastic

Seafood

Each year we throw away enough plastic to circle the Earth 4 times View Solution

Reuse & Recycle

If you do use plastic, reuse and recycle what you can!
But be aware, only 2 out of the 7 types of plastic that we use regularly can be recycled

Over 5 trillion pieces of plastic currently litter our ocean View Solution

Eliminate Single Use Plastics

Reduce your plastic footprint. Say no to straws, plastic cups, plastic bottles, disposable cups, plastic cutlery. Stop buying individually wrapped items! Use stainless steel or paper options!

Trash accumulates in 5 ocean garbage patches, the largest being the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. View Solution

Speak Out

Sign petitions, use social media to start conversations, support projects and activists, support marine protected areas, consider who we are voting for and their environmental perspectives

Microplastics outweigh plankton 6x over in some areas of our Oceans and they are now being found in the shellfish that we eat! View Solution

Avoid Plastic Microbeads

Choose facial scrubs, deodorants, and toothpastes without microbeads. Stay away from ingredients such as “polyethylene” and “polypropylene” - both are types of plastic!

Over a million seabirds, 100,000 marine mammals and sea turtles are killed annually by eating or getting tangled in plastic View Solution

Eliminate Single Use Plastics

Reduce your plastic footprint

Community

Participate and organize a beach cleanup

Over 70% of the world's fish are fully exploited or depleted View Solution

Make Smart Choices

If you do eat seafood, make smart choices and stay away from the big 5. Salmon, Shark, Tuna, Swordfish and Cod have declined by over 90% over the past 50 years and their farmed alternatives are even worse options!

Over 1 billion people depend on seafood as their only source of daily protein View Solution

Eat Less Seafood

We eat between 30 pounds of seafood per person a year. In turn, 90% of the world’s fisheries are fully fished or overfished

Say No to Unagi

Sushi lovers: say no to unagi! Eel populations have declined 99% in Europe & North America over the past 20 years

Bottom trawling removes 5-25% of an area's seabed life on a single run View Solution

Read Labels

Look at how your seafood has been caught, and if it is certified by the MSC. Ask questions!

All commercial fisheries are expected to collapse by 2048, and there will be no more live coral reefs by 2025 View Solution

Eat Local

Small scale fisheries are generally a more sustainable option than their industrial counterparts. They typically respect the natural cycle of fish, do not destroy the environment and result in much less bycatch.

Buy Oxybenzone free sunscreen!

10% of the world's coral reefs are threatened by chemicals found in sunscreens. Switch to sunscreen with zinc oxide instead of oxybenzone

Only 3% of our Oceans are currently protected View Solution

Become a changemaker

Sign petitions, use social media to start conversations, support projects and activists, support marine protected areas, consider who you are voting for and look into their environmental perspectives!

Our partners at the forefront of conservation

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