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Wisdom Wednesday-12/5/18

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Wisdom Wednesday

Did you know there are three types of reefs? Barrier reefs, fringing reefs, and atolls....

Wisdom Wednesday-10/17/18

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Shore Buddies Wisdom Wednesday

A coral reef isn’t a “thing”, but a living community! There are more fish living in two acres of a coral reef than there are kinds of birds in ALL of North America! Even though the base corals seem stationary and cannot move around....

Emma the whale explains hurricanes

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Emma the whale explains hurricanes 

Hello, fellow ocean friends, Emma here! Today I want to talk to you about hurricanes. You know that hurricanes destroy houses, buildings, cars, and power lines. But have you ever wondered what happens to us Shore Buddies when they pass overhead? Well...

Wisdom Wednesday - 9/18/18

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Shore Buddies Wisdom Wednesday

Fish have been on the earth for more than 450 million years. Fish were well established long before dinosaurs roamed the earth. ... There are more species of fish than all the species of amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals combined.

Stephen is so proud of 4th graders in Lawrence, KS

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Stephen is so proud of 4th graders in Lawrence, KS

Hello, Ocean Friends! Stephen Seagull here! Have you heard about the 4th graders that sparked a discussion about the merits and costs of banning single-use plastics in their city in Kansas?

Emma congratulates Volvo Ocean Race sailors on joining the fight!

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Emma congratulates Volvo Ocean Race sailors on joining the fight! Hello friends, I’m Emma the Whale! Remember back in May, there was a boat race across Point Nemo in the Pacific Ocean? Two yachts were horrified at the amount of plastic in the water...

Wisdom Wednesday-8/15/18

Wisdom Wednesday-8/15/18
Did you know the majority of life on the planet is considered aquatic? Since most of the Earth is covered by oceans, it makes sense that marine species...

Wisdom Wednesday-8/8/18

Wisdom Wednesday-8/8/18
The ocean is an incredibly vast body of water. Its expansive size allows for thousands of species of plants and animals...

Stephen cheers “Score one for Manchester United!”

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Stephen cheers “Score one for Manchester United!”

Hello Ocean Activists!

You may not have heard, but Adidas and Parley for the Oceans have partnered with a soccer club across the pond. This summer on their US tour, Manchester United F.C will...

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...

Stephen Seagull interviews Rig2Reef

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Hi guys!
Stephen here!
Recently I had so much fun interviewing an AMAZING organization, Read more about Blue Latitudes and their Rigs to Reef process.
Rigs to Reefs is the process in which offshore oil rigs are re-purposed as artificial reefs. I'm so excited to share all I learned with you!

Finn whistles and cheers for Seattle, hooray!

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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! ...