At sea, the lifestyle is simple. You will experience the preciousness of drinking water and electricity and will learn to use every drop and amp consciously. But what else can do you to minimise impact? How can you make a difference during an ocean adventure? What can we do at the frontline, as sailors, with our special connection to the sea?
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Be Aware Here’s a cool carbon calculator: oceanfdn.org/calculator . Bring Goods Marta via coordinates sailing goods between islands facebook.com/correos.de.la.mar . PackforaPurpose HandsAcrosstheSea Sailing through any Marine Protected Areas ? Check mpatlas.org and protectedplanet.net Contribute to Research Sail & Whale Carib Tails Flukebook Birdingaboard Phytoplankton Sargassum Report plastic here and here Take water samples Set up a measurement station with SeaKeepers Report illegal fishing. Learn more at GlobalFishingWatch Refuse – Reduce – Re-choose – Reuse- Recycle Refuse Beat the Microbead , app to check for Microplastics Reduce Reduce plastic use Microplastic down the drain: Life-Mermaids.eu Check detox-outdoor.org Check ‘What’s in my Eco Travel Kit to learn what brands and product I recommend (an ever evolving post) Reduce the trash pile Take3.org. Become a Trash Hero Become a TrashHunter Create content and campaign Handy tools to start a website
Contribute content to sailor platforms: Navionics.com , ActiveCaptain.com , and Noonsite.com . Ideas to be heard Befriend and represent your favourite marine species with Terramar . Set up and sign petitions on Change.org . Signatures become victories. Share your ocean action and inspire the world via 1000oceanactions.org. Support ocean advocates & initiatives Discover and support innovative entrepreneurs on Kickstarter , Indiegogo , Patreon and Etsy . Check: #awaveofchange #beneaththewaves #take3forthesea #5gyres #makeAsplash #Splash4theOcean #cleanswell #iamacarbonpirate.
Share you ocean discoveries with #oceannomadlife ! Dive below the surface Reef – Help to collect data on the state of the reefs. ReefCheck Help to survey and monitor the health of coral reefs. · Adopt a dive site with ProjectAware.org . Green your diet Documentaries to learn more Also coming up!: OceanNomad TV , where I publish short episodes on the hitch-sail and ocean discoveries. Plant seagrass with SeagrassGrow.org . Learn Read more ocean action blogs. Massive Open Online Courses: Check OceanMOOC.org and MarineLitterMOOC.org for two in depth ocean courses. Other online courses platforms include Udemy , FutureLearn.com , and Coursera .
Watch TEDx talks Here are a few of my favourite ocean-related documentaries that will surely educate and activate:
I’ll continuously add the latest discoveries to this page!