June 8th is World Ocean’s Day. People around the world rely on the oceans and fishing for food and their livelihoods. So here are some tips on how to help protect the oceans.
Eat fish in season
Did you know fish could be in season? Well they can be. So keep an eye out and avoid fish who are out of season. In fact..
Buy Better Fish Options
Check out the seafood watch to find consumer guides and even an app for on the go so you know what fish to chow down on and which to avoid. While you’re at it learn how different fish are caught and keep it in mind for the future.
Reduce Waste, Especially Plastic and Styrofoam
Plastic and Styrofoam don’t biodegrade. Instead they break into tiny pieces which can be eaten by marine life…and then us. Check out ocean conservatory’s ten easy ways to reduce waste or take the better bag challenge and say goodbye to plastic bags.