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5 Things You Can Do To Protect the Ocean

1. Reduce your PLASTIC FOOTPRINT… Bring cloth or reusable bags with you whenever you shop, and stop using single-use plastics. Use a reusable water bottle. Plastics pose one of the biggest threats to marine environments today.   2. Ride a bike, walk, or use public transportation whenever possible. Fossil fuels are creating acidic environments for sea life, preventing …

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Sustainable Seafood: Fish for the Future

  The Ocean serves many purposes. It regulates our climate, provides us with recreational opportunities, is the major source of the oxygen we breathe and the food we eat. However, our oceans are in serious trouble. The global catch of wild fish leveled out 15 years ago and a majority of the world’s fisheries are …

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What is Ocean Acidification?

When we spew carbon dioxide (CO2) into the air, it effects our planet. Excess CO2 slowly breaks down the stability of our atmosphere, causing air pollution and a toxic ocean environment.  CO2 lowers the ocean pH, making it more acidic and less hospitable to life. Many of the everyday things we do cause this release …

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The Colorado Ocean Coalition is an affiliate of The Ocean Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization Help the ocean from a mile high!  You don’t have to see the ocean to protect it Be a supporter, volunteer, or project leader Join Us: Like us on Facebook, www.facebook.com/ColoradoOcean Contact us to get involved at: ColoradoOcean@gmail.com Shop in COCO’s Jewelry Shop – Oceans …

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Volunteer

Volunteer with the Colorado Ocean Coalition (COCO)   Did you ever think that you could be protecting oceans from a mile high? The Colorado Ocean Coalition has a variety of projects throughout the year and we could use your help! Our goal is to create a constituency that protects the oceans from a mile high. We …

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