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Wisdom Wednesday | Jumping Dolphins

Image of a dolphin jumping by Instagram user Jill @Jill ma2sh21
Dolphins do not have gills like fish. Dolphins need to breathe oxygen from the air but also remain in the water. Jumping out of the water, allows the dolphin to remain wet, while also taking in oxygen. Dolphins jump out of the water for fun, to increase visibility, to remove parasites, and to improve navigation.

Shore Buddies Ocean Hero of the Week: Aaron Westbrook

Aaron Westbrook of Form5 Prosthetics Inc. with Shore Buddies Finn the Dolphin

Shore Buddies Ocean Hero of the Week: Aaron Westbrook

Welcome back to Stephen Seagull’s interview corner! This week for our Ocean Hero, I would like to introduce someone who developed a passion and turn that into a career! This Ocean Hero started up his own nonprofit that not only helps people, but saves the environment in the process!

Ice cream just started to taste so much better

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Ice cream just started to taste so much better

Hey Guys! Finn here,

Another great news today. Everybody talks about how bad plastics are for the environment but only a few do something about the problem. Ben & Jerry’s ice cream company is moving to wooden spoons and paper straws...

"You dolphins are smart, you don't eat plastic, right?!"

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Hi Guys, Finn here!

I really want to tell you something here. I am so over with hearing it again and again. "Oh, you dolphins are smart, you don't have a problem with that plastic, right? You just don't eat it, duh?!" Well, news for you buddy! We don't do it by choice...

The EU is stepping up to tackle plastics in our Oceans

The EU is stepping up to tackle plastics in our Oceans

The EU is stepping up to tackle plastics in our Oceans

Hey Guys, Finn here,

Did you hear the amazing news from the old world? The EU is banning all single use plastic from the market starting in 2021. Single-use plastic items such as plates, cutlery, straws, balloon sticks or cotton buds, will be banned in the EU under plans adopted on October 24. These products, which make up over 70% of marine litter.

How Shore Buddies Taught Me To Be More Sustainable

How Shore Buddies Taught Me To Be More Sustainable
 For the past seven months, I have learned a great deal about myself and the impact I have on my environment. Growing up in Florida...

Finn is squealing about Alaska Airlines’s bold move!

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Finn is squealing about Alaska Airlines’s bold move!

Hey, guys! Did you hear, did you hear?! Alaska Airlines is going to be plastic straw-free this summer!! Starting July 16, 2018...

Finn whistles and cheers for Seattle, hooray!

Finn kicks straws goodbye in Seattle

Finn whistles and cheers for Seattle, hooray!

Hey guys, Finn here!

Have you heard the good news?? Seattle just banned plastic straws! This is s exciting, and even historic, as they’re the first major U.S. city to pass this law! ...

Finn is appalled that humans drink plastic

Finn, fishies and microplastics

Finn is appalled that humans drink plastic

Swimming in waters without seeing any plastic has become hard to do. I don’t like the feel of plastic bottles touching my body, and I dolphinetely don’t like the taste! Won’t you help me and my Shore Buddies reduce plastic waste?

Finn Loves Upcycling with Remember Me Green!

Shore Buddies with beach bag from recycled billboards

Finn Loves Upcycling with Remember Me Green! 

Hey guys, have you heard of “upcycling”? It’s when you take waste material and make it into a better-quality product. And that’s exactly what Remember Me Green is doing with NYC...