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Coral Restoration: How it works.

For the past year and half, I have had the incredible opportunity to work on a project that is literally a dream job. Sometimes when I am working underwater I actually think to myself, “How did I get so lucky to be getting paid to do this right now?!”. I honestly could not ask for… Continue reading Coral Restoration: How it works.

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Get like me, save the reef…

Click here and use code Laura10 at checkout for discounts! My favorite product is the leave in conditioner which I use after every dive. Second favorite is the sun/sting relief gel which works so well for my hands after I have been handling the fire coral at work for Coral Restoration. photo by Ian Smith… Continue reading Get like me, save the reef…

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Air China bans shark fin cargo, making FedEx look even worse.

In unexpected and amazing news, Air China has announced that they will no longer ship shark fin. This is a huge statement by China indicating that they are interested in being a part of the solution to the shark finning problem instead of the leading cause of the 100 million sharks we kill every year… Continue reading Air China bans shark fin cargo, making FedEx look even worse.

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check out the night sky tonight

Tonight, February 10 2017, we are lucky to get three awesome events in the night sky. Hopefully its clear (like last night, wow!). I will be on holiday in Islamorada watching from my amazing beach resort balcony and I am extremely stoked. Okay so what’s going to happen? Full Moon: Snow moon. This is just… Continue reading check out the night sky tonight

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Tilikum dead at young age of 36…as if we needed more proof that captivity kills.

I was back and forth on whether I wanted to write about this or not because social media is already exploding about it but no amount of respect is great enough for Tilikum’s sad story. What an incredible shame that humans feel the right to take what is not ours and exploit it in a… Continue reading Tilikum dead at young age of 36…as if we needed more proof that captivity kills.

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Ocean lovers: This is your new sunscreen.

The common ingredient in sunscreen, oxybenzone, is proven to be toxic to coral reefs. We all have known for many years that sunscreen is not good for the reef but now we know just how bad it really is. A recent study conducted in the US Virgin Islands and Hawaii has shown that one drop… Continue reading Ocean lovers: This is your new sunscreen.

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today’s top 2 morons

For those of you who are not shark conservationists or familiar with the current status of the world’s declining shark populations, you may not get just how infuriating this is for us. For those that are, you probably heard about this already but just in case you didn’t, here is your daily dose of shark… Continue reading today’s top 2 morons