Facts, tips and articles

Sharing knowledge is key to a mission that’s covering the whole world, and we like to share. Here you can find tips on how you can make a positive change, make other choices and influence your environment with simple adjustments in your behaviour.

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Change your type of sunscreen

CHEMICAL SUNSCREEN IS TOXIC TO CORAL Many chemicals in so called ‘chemical sunscreens’ are toxic for coral, especially Oxybenzone (ps for Oxybenzone many alternative names are ... _Read on

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THREATS TO CORAL

Nowadays the worldwide threat to coral reefs is so serious, that unless quick action is taken less than 70% will remain in 30 years time. THE MOST IMPORTANT THREATS TO THE REEF... _Read on

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Why are coral reefs important

Coral reef habitats represent some of the densest and most biodiverse ecosystems on Earth. They cover only 0.2 percent of the ocean’s floor, but nearly one million species of fi... _Read on

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Microplastics in products we buy

Many things we use on a daily basis contain microplastics. Very often they are found in clothing, cosmetics but even shampoo and toothpaste. These small plastics are not filtere... _Read on

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What are corals?

Corals are little animals called polyps. The coral polyp is an invertebrate belonging to the group of Cnidarians (jellyfish and sea anemones belong to the same group). Roughly t... _Read on

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Sunscreen

Today there is a general consensus amongst scientists that most chemical sunscreens we use harm coral reefs and other marine life. According to Craig Downs, the executive direct... _Read on

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Overfishing and destructive fishing techniques

World’s fisheries are having a huge impact on our environment and mankind in general. Bycatch, overfishing, destruction of the habitat are a few examples of the effects of moder... _Read on

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Reduce climate change

Climate change plays a major part in the destruction of coral reefs (see Threats to coral ). We believe and hope we can change the global heating and its effect on water tempera... _Read on

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Diving and snorkelling tips

Before you book a tour, ask the dive/snorkel operator whether he anchors on the reef. If he does, go somewhere else; If you don’t feel comfortable in the water, consider not go... _Read on

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Chemical sunscreen is toxic to coral

There is a general consensus amongst scientists that most chemical sunscreens we use harm coral reefs and other marine life. Many chemicals are toxic for coral, especially Oxybe... _Read on

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Stop using microplastics

Did you know that our clothing, cosmetics but even shampoo and toothpaste and many other products often contain microplastics? These small plastics can’t be filtered out very we... _Read on

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Reduce plastic waste

Plastic is polluting the oceans and intoxicating marine life. This is one of the major environmental threats at the moment and the years to come. Separating our waste and offeri... _Read on

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Farmed fish is not the alternative

Most farmed fish we eat is carnivorous eg tuna, salmon. They are usually fed fishmeal or fish oil, originating from wild fish. So eating farmed fish to decrease overfishing is n... _Read on

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Eat no fish (or eat less fish).

The amount of fish (and other marine animals) we eat is not sustainable anymore. We eat more fish than the oceans can produce, more than 90% of the fish populations is overfishe... _Read on