BLOG

On June 8th for World Oceans Day, the world came together for a global celebration centered around action and awareness for our ocean. Why? Because the ocean connects us all. Even in landlocked communities, the actions we take impact the waterways in our neighborhoods which ultimately affect the health of
The Unstoppable Schools Project is creating a new generation of coral nerds To give coral reefs a fighting chance, we must engage the next generation. This year Chasing Coral teamed up with Charleston County School District in South Carolina to launch the Unstoppable Schools Project, a project-based learning initiative designed
You may have seen a thing or two in the news recently regarding Hawaii’s ban on chemically based sunscreen. On May 1st, the state passed a bill that will prevent the sale of sunscreen containing common UV-filtering ingredients, such as oxybenzone and octinoxate. Why is this important? Because both have
“Even if you never have the chance to see or touch the ocean, the ocean touches you with every breath you take, every drop of water you drink, every bite you consume. Everyone, everywhere is inextricably connected to and utterly dependent upon the existence of the sea.” ― Sylvia A.
Photo Courtesy of NewportFILM   Many Chasing Coral hosts have asked how to reduce the environmental impact of their screening so they’re also walking the walk when it comes to putting more sustainable choices into practice. To answer this call, we’ve compiled a guide full of ideas to make your
The U.S. Administration is proposing a plan to open 90% of our coastal waters within the Arctic Ocean, Pacific Ocean, Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico to offshore oil and gas drilling and will allow auctioning of permanently protected areas to industrial development and seismic testing. This would make