15 Ways to Reduce Your Plastic Use - 4ocean
15 Ways to Reduce Your Plastic Use - 4ocean

by 4ocean Team December 24, 2018

With so much single-use plastic making its way into our daily lives, people are always asking us what are the best ways to reduce its use. In this post, we break down 15 ways to do. These are simple things that can make a big difference in the long run for the ocean.

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Real Fact: Over 2.8K Bottle Caps Found at Beach Cleanup
Real Fact: Over 2.8K Bottle Caps Found at Beach Cleanup

by 4ocean Team December 20, 2018

Can you guess how many bottle caps are in this picture? These small pieces of plastic have been found at all of our coastline cleanups. They're an enormous threat to marine life that can easily ingest them. They become an even bigger threat as they turn into microplastics. So what can you do to help? Recycle them!

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Matheson Hammock Shoreline Cleanup
Matheson Hammock Shoreline Cleanup

by 4ocean Team December 18, 2018

Our latest shoreline cleanup at Matheson Hammock proved just how much trash can become trapped in mangroves habitats. With hundreds of participants at the cleanup, it is no wonder we collected over 5,000 pounds of trash and recyclables!

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How Plastic Ingestion Impacts Dolphins and Porpoises
How Plastic Ingestion Impacts Dolphins and Porpoises

by 4ocean Team December 01, 2018

Dolphins and porpoises are some of the most adored animals in the ocean. Perhaps it’s because they’re so playful and friendly. Or perhaps it’s because their high intelligence and sociable nature are similar to ours. Either way, despite our love and admiration for them, dolphins and porpoises are facing some serious threats. And they all come from humans.

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We Adopted a Manatee! Say Hello to Una
We Adopted a Manatee! Say Hello to Una

by 4ocean Team October 11, 2018

Ocean plastic poses a serious hazard to wildlife. Manatees are commonly entangled in monofilament fishing line as they graze and explore their environment, which can lead to infections or be fatal. After reading Una’s story, we knew she was the manatee for us. This is her story.

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Meet Salt and Pepper: Our Humpback Whale Adoptions
Meet Salt and Pepper: Our Humpback Whale Adoptions

by 4ocean Team May 24, 2018

Ocean plastic ingestion and entanglement in marine debris are enormous threats to whales all across the ocean. Entanglement is the leading cause of whale deaths worldwide. We've adopted two gorgeous humpback whales, Salt, and Pepper, in an effort to raise awareness about the threats they face and what we're doing to address them. This is their story.

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