In previous episodes of The Biofriendly Podcast, Noel and Jacob dug their way into the problem of soil erosion and over-farming, but what happens when food cultivation goes underwater? This week we captain our environmental ship into ocean farming waters to learn how to dance the Gracilaria and maybe, just maybe… discover the chocolate of the sea.
With The Ocean Cleanup project now underway, it’s more important than ever we do our part to reduce the amount of trash and other plastic pollution making it’s way to our oceans, as well as make significant progress on cleaning up what is already there. If technology can be developed to help rid our oceans of […]
Going green by protecting our world’s rivers, streams, lakes and oceans is an issue of which we all need to be concerned. The Los Angeles Times recently reported on a study which found the scent of plastic trash makes fish think it’s food. Pretty scary, particularly when you realize that once we eat the ocean life, […]
It’s that time of the year again. Time to head to the beaches, coastlines, waterways and rivers in your local area and join up with the hundreds of thousands of others around the world for International Coastal Cleanup Day. While I really think this particular event should really be a regular occurrence or actually never needed at all, […]
Last year an estimated 560,000 volunteers, across 91 countries, participated in International Coastal Cleanup Day. Through their efforts, more than 16 million pounds of trash was picked up and removed from our beaches and coastlines. In total over the past 29 years, Ocean Conservancy reports 10.5 million volunteers have helped clean up at least 350,000 miles […]
Protecting the environment is important to every person’s survival, regardless of his or her beliefs about climate change and global warming. You, as an individual, may have various ways you go about conserving energy, reducing waste and lowering your overall environmental footprint. Keeping the ocean clean and free of waste may or may not be […]
It’s your environment too. You live on this planet and depend on this planet for your survival, therefore you play a key role in ensuring its survival as well. That is why International Coastal Cleanup Day (September 25th) is a cause everyone should be aware of and contribute to, no matter where you are in […]