Category: Sustainability

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A Q&A With Holly Ogden: Artist, Diver, and Activist

Holly Ogden has spent the past few years traveling as an artist, spreading her love of the ocean and life in general through her colorful paintings of beach scenes, leaves, and quirky coconuts. When I saw her work on display at the eco-friendly Summer X Salt...

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How to Stop Being an Environmental Slob While Traveling

This month, we’re diving into Plastic Free July, a time where we can finally shine the light on plastic consumption like the fluorescent bulb at a department store changing room. Talking about plastic consumption isn’t pretty, can be uncomfortable, and at times shows flaws in ourselves that...

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Last Year’s Resolutions: How Did I Do?

It’s 2016! Usually this is a time of year to dream of how we’ll be the richer, happier, fitter versions of ourselves. We envision of new-and-improved lives that are nothing like the old us, completely ignoring the fact that we made the same resolutions exactly one year...

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The Bike to Surf Movement with Cameron from My Wave Addiction

A few weeks ago, I stumbled upon surf writer Cameron Brown and his blog, My Wave Addiction. I found myself nodding along to so many of his posts that revolve around sustainability, surfing, and the human obsession with living a convenient lifestyle. Lucky for us, he’s agreed...

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This Australian Life: Sharks, Alarms, and Fear

It’s a bright, sunny, idyllic day at the beach. The type of day you imagine that the Coppertone girl is about to have. You’ve just paddled out into the water on your surfboard and you’re waiting for a small but clean wave to roll through. First you...

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The Worst Thing About Indonesia: The Trash Problem

“Why did you just throw that into the ocean?… WHY?” The fishermen who had just tossed a bottle filled with yellow liquid overboard began giggling. “It’s petrol!” They laughed. “Why would you throw petrol into the water?!” Moritz jumped into the ocean and began swimming towards the bottle...