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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
Join us in taking a visual look back at an incredible year. From our premiere in January at Sundance, to screening at the U.N. for World Oceans Day in June, to the hundreds and hundreds of local screenings that have taken place across the world. It has been one wild
During the holidays it’s easy to lose track of our carbon footprint and the waste we create along the way. Everything from leftover Thanksgiving dinner food scraps to quickly discarded wrapping paper soon find their way to the landfill—contributing to global emissions and further warming of our planet. “In the