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Finn and Sammy’s Preach to Keep Our Oceans Clean

Finn and Sammy’s Preach to Keep Our Oceans Clean
While we are surely gloriously riding the wave of sweet summertime, it is no surprise to us that we are experiencing some unintended consequences in our oceans which are all a bit too familiar.

Weekly Newsletter | Finn the Dolphin

Weekly Newsletter | Finn the Dolphin

It is Finn the dolphin here this week, coming to you live from our bright blue sea. I haven’t checked in with you all lately, but lately in my life I have been enjoying the heat of summer. The extra hot air has made the ocean of ours extra refreshing. I’ve been playing with all my other aquatic brothers and sisters, however, we have been running into some problems out in the blue. 

Wisdom Wednesday | Dolphins

Wisdom Wednesday | Dolphins
Dolphins love humans! This is no coincidence as they are quite similar to us with their chattiness and intelligence! They are one of the few species that can recognize themselves in the mirror and use basic tools for protection.

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!

Wisdom Wednesday 4/17/2019

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Shore Buddies Wisdom Wednesday

Salt content in water can differ within the same body of water. It is less salty where fresh water runoff mixes into the ocean or sea, typically from a river or melting glacier. It’s even possible to find...

Shore Buddies Ocean Hero of the Week: Emi Koch

Emi Koch with Shore Buddies Finn the Dolphin

Shore Buddies Ocean Hero of the Week: Emi Koch

Me, myself, and I, Sir Stephen Seagull has brought to you Stephen’s Interview Corner! Even better, I’m back with our Ocean Hero of the Week. Are you ready for this dolphinetly great person? This time I bring you San Diego local Emi Koch! She started as a surfer and developed her passion for the ocean and its animal life. This led her to help create a nonprofit, but do you know which one?

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.

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! ...