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5 Ways To Help Kids Discover Their Connection to the Ocean

Kids are naturally curious about the world around them. Fueling that curiosity fosters a love of learning that can last for a lifetime. Living in San Diego provides many opportunities to get up close to the ocean and its sea life. Whether you’re supplementing your child’s classroom learning or building a homeschool curriculum, it’s easy…

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February 4, 2022

What Happens To The Plastic We Throw Away

Over 300 million tons of plastic are produced worldwide every year. Out of that 300 million, 8 million ends up in the ocean. It’s no secret that the ocean is vital for survival. Covering up to 70 percent of the Earth’s surface, it soaks up carbon dioxide, aids in the economy and is the home…

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February 3, 2022

How To Teach Children About Ocean Conservation

Teaching kids about the importance of wildlife conservation has never been more important than it is today. Ocean life is challenged in unique ways by a changing climate and other factors like the altered acidity that comes with it and learning how to contribute to preservation efforts early helps build character and good citizenship. If…

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December 8, 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

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

List of Top Endangered Marine Animals

The ocean is the largest ecosystem in the world. As it spans over 70 percent of the Earth’s surface, it acts as a home to millions of different marine animals. In fact, the ocean is so vast that a lot of different underwater creatures are still unknown! Unfortunately, due to man-made issues, such as hunting…

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January 6, 2020

2021 Beach Clean-Ups In San Diego

Due to politics and the media, the detrimental effects of climate change are more widely discussed than ever. As a result, human beings have been trying to figure out how to help, especially those located in close proximity to the beach in Southern California. The answer is more simple than you would expect: get informed,…

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December 31, 2019

10 Ways You Can Help Protect Our Oceans

The ocean contains 97% of the world’s water, generates half of the oxygen that we breathe and absorbs carbon dioxide from the atmosphere to reduce the impact of global warming. Over the years, there has been a serious deterioration in how we treat our oceans, which in turn, causes a serious deterioration in the quality…

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October 12, 2019