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The Ocean & Mood Connection: How The Ocean Affects Mental Health

The ocean is often associated with calmness and healing. If you turn on a meditation app, it’s extremely likely you will run across the sound of waves lapping against the shore as an option to meditate to. There is even a reason why ocean front properties are highly sought after and the majority of human…

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May 20, 2021

The Importance of Coral Reef Ecosystems

beautiful underwater world Coral reefs are the most intricate and diverse ecosystem on planet Earth. There are thousands of different coral species that exist, whether they are in the form of a single organism or large colonies. They’re most commonly known for their exuberant colors, but in reality, they are SO much more than their…

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May 18, 2021

Inspiring Ocean Documentaries on Netflix

Amidst the global climate change crisis, a big question in society is what can we do to help. The truth is, it all starts with being informed and making small changes daily. Luckily, streaming services have been doing their part in informing viewers what is really going on amidst this growing catastrophe and providing tips…

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May 7, 2021

COVID-19 Face Masks & Marine Pollution

The beginning of serious ocean pollution has been traced back to the 1960s since it was around this time that plastic became a more commonly used organic material in consumerism. As time goes on, we have witnessed the increasing detrimental effects of plastic ocean pollution; the worst being, of course, the effect on marine life…

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May 7, 2021

Your Complete Guide to Catalina Island

Located only an hour southwest from Los Angeles is Southern California’s best kept secret for an easy getaway. Santa Catalina Island, often referenced as simply Catalina Island, is one of California’s few Channel Islands with wildlife, hikes and the ocean. The easy access to the island and endless activities on the island provide the perfect…

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January 14, 2021

What Makes Gray Whales Unique

Weighing up to 90,000 pounds and measuring up to 49 feet is one of the ocean’s greatest miracles: the Gray Whale. Marine biologists have been fascinated by gray whales since they were first discovered in the early 17th century for their unique appearance and distinct behavior compared to other whale species. To this day, in…

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December 27, 2020

How Climate Change Relates to Our Oceans

The ocean is the world’s primary source for survival. Covering up to 71% of the Earth’s surface, the ocean is home to up to 2 million species, produces over half of the world’s oxygen and absorbs 50 times more carbon dioxide than the atmosphere. Knowing all of this, it should come to no surprise that…

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December 24, 2020

How to Spot Whales from the Shore

If you’ve ever had the pleasure of seeing a whale in person, then you understand how exciting it is to see some of Earth’s most massive creatures in their natural habitat. Whale watching on a boat, of course, is the most optimal position to be in as they will be physically closer to you in…

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December 23, 2020

Book With Confidence

As the world navigates the COVID-19 pandemic, it is so important to keep your stress levels low. One idea is to go outside and exercise. The fresh air can do wonders for your mental health and also help your kids stay calm. There are so many places in San Diego where you can walk on…

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December 8, 2020

Your Complete Guide to San Diego’s Tide Pools

Tide pools are one of Earth’s most fascinating and delicate ecosystems. Here in San Diego, there are a plethora of beautiful tide pools, making yet another reason as to why a trip down to the city should be a top priority. Before visiting, however, remember how crucial it is to keep the environment and its…

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September 18, 2020

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