OceanCare Blog

The Candle of Joy

Humans by nature like to see things in extremes. We polarize things in order to better understand our place; to understand what is right and wrong, good and bad, and where everything belongs. We like to box things up so that we can better comprehend them. Light and...

The Candle of Love

What makes you tick? What gets you up in the morning? What is the thing that forces you to face the day even when the skies are covered in darkness, and it seems like there’s no point to anything? Is it the new iPhone you got for Christmas? Is it a new episode of...

The Candle of Peace

Christmas is truly on its way, even for those who were glaring at those of us who had our Christmas trees up since Thanksgiving. With the festive period now in full swing, it seems everyone is put in a better mood. I mean how can a reindeer and hot chocolate with mini...

The Candle of Hope

It seems Halloween and Thanksgiving have barely passed and already the smell of evergreen trees and roasting maroni are starting to tickle our frosty noses as we wander down the streets, already aglow with twinkling lights and jolly bearded men clad in red jumpsuits....

How to act today

The conservation issues surrounding our oceans seem so vast as to be utterly impossible to tackle. It’s easy to look at a problem, such as overfishing, and think there’s nothing I could possibly do to help combat this. There’s nothing, a single person could possibly...

It’s too late for tomorrows

What happens when you have a world that promises technology will solve everything? What happens when we are led to believe that science has the answer to all of our problems? You need only look outside the window to find your answer. We live in a time where seemingly...

Protecting the High Seas. It’s our obligation.

71% of the Earth surface is covered by oceans and two-thirds of that area makes up by the High Seas. While some activities of humankind in these regions are regulated under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) such as international shipping,...

A week of opportunities ahead for migratory ocean species

'Their Future is Our Future ‘ - that is the poignant theme of the Convention on Migratory Species (CMS) meeting taking place in Manila, The Philippines next week. As Fabienne, Margi, Niki and I scurry around in our last final preparations for this meeting, sending...

Empowering Youth Can Save Our Oceans

Empowering Youth Can Save Our Oceans

Some interesting facts: Did you know that in America, we are using an estimated 500,000,000 plastic straws every single day?  That is the equivalent to 1.6 straws for every man, woman and child living in this country every single day.  If you were to take an entire...

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