#oceanoptimism

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The speckled sea louse, Eurydice pulchra. A tiny isopod caught by one of our enthusiastic welly wearing explorers today on Formby beach 😁
#OurIrishSea #livingseas #marineconservation #bluebelt #lostatsea #seftoncoast #Merseyside #OceanOptimism #MCZs #marvellousmud #muddyMCZs #welovemud #thewildlifetrusts #lancashirewildlife
The Wildlife Trusts Irish Sea

The speckled sea louse, Eurydice pulchra. A tiny isopod caught by one of our enthusiastic welly wearing explorers today on Formby beach 😁
#OurIrishSea #livingseas #marineconservation #bluebelt #lostatsea #seftoncoast #Merseyside #OceanOptimism #MCZs #marvellousmud #muddyMCZs #welovemud #thewildlifetrusts #lancashirewildlife

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At National Trust Formby

Photo by @enricsala ----Please check link in BIO---- to support my crowdfunding appeal to combat illegal shark fishing in the Galapagos.  The GalΓ‘pagos Marine Reserve represents a window back in time of how the oceans once were. Only if this few rare Pristine places left on earth. Everyday hundreds of illegal fishing boats try to enter the reserve to catch the largest concentration of sharks on earth. We need to fight this and we need help. Please share and consider contributing to my crowdsourcing appeal to get two new kick-ass chase speedboats to help fight the bad guys. #conservation #exploration #nature #wildlife #naturelovers #sharks #hammerheadsharks #help #ayuda #travel #ecuador #underwater #underwaterphotography #scubadiving #freediving #galapagosnationalpark #galapagos #ecuador #southamerica #instagood #followme #oceanoptimism
Pelayo Salinas

Photo by @enricsala ----Please check link in BIO---- to support my crowdfunding appeal to combat illegal shark fishing in the Galapagos. The GalΓ‘pagos Marine Reserve represents a window back in time of how the oceans once were. Only if this few rare Pristine places left on earth. Everyday hundreds of illegal fishing boats try to enter the reserve to catch the largest concentration of sharks on earth. We need to fight this and we need help. Please share and consider contributing to my crowdsourcing appeal to get two new kick-ass chase speedboats to help fight the bad guys. #conservation #exploration #nature #wildlife #naturelovers #sharks #hammerheadsharks #help #ayuda #travel #ecuador #underwater #underwaterphotography #scubadiving #freediving #galapagosnationalpark #galapagos #ecuador #southamerica #instagood #followme #oceanoptimism

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At Galapagos Islands

Where does our seafood come from? Many people do not realize that much of the fish and shellfish available at the grocery store is farmed, not wild-caught. Aquaculture and mariculture can be conducted in the sea or land-based facilities. Come learn more about the possible ecological effects of shellfish and seaweed mariculture at this week's Seacology tour!

This week we have two naturalists! Laura Steeves and Jessica Bradford are both Masters of Marine Management candidates at Dalhousie University. Laura investigates how mariculture farms are impacted by the effects of climate change, and Jessica is interested in social-ecological interactions within temperate coastal and marine environments and community-managed aquaculture.

As usual, the tour will run from 6-8pm at East Coast Outfitters. Call NOW to reserve your spot! 902-852-2567. Plan to arrive at 5:30pm to get geared up.

Need a ride? E-mail us at seacologybykayak@gmail.com.

Photo by Mark A. Johnson. #kayakadventure #paddlens #paddling #kayaking #ocean #ecokayakns2017 #ecology #eastcoast #explorens #explorecanada #oceanoptimism #oceanstewards #outdoors #saltyseaair
Seacology By Kayak

Where does our seafood come from? Many people do not realize that much of the fish and shellfish available at the grocery store is farmed, not wild-caught. Aquaculture and mariculture can be conducted in the sea or land-based facilities. Come learn more about the possible ecological effects of shellfish and seaweed mariculture at this week's Seacology tour!

This week we have two naturalists! Laura Steeves and Jessica Bradford are both Masters of Marine Management candidates at Dalhousie University. Laura investigates how mariculture farms are impacted by the effects of climate change, and Jessica is interested in social-ecological interactions within temperate coastal and marine environments and community-managed aquaculture.

As usual, the tour will run from 6-8pm at East Coast Outfitters. Call NOW to reserve your spot! 902-852-2567. Plan to arrive at 5:30pm to get geared up.

Need a ride? E-mail us at seacologybykayak@gmail.com.

Photo by Mark A. Johnson. #kayakadventure #paddlens #paddling #kayaking #ocean #ecokayakns2017 #ecology #eastcoast #explorens #explorecanada #oceanoptimism #oceanstewards #outdoors #saltyseaair

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At East Coast Outfitters

So I'm feeling a bit like a marine #STEAM scientist rockstar during my school visits for @nationalscienceweek Thanks Year 8! I love making science and learning visual and FUN! You can follow my creative journey via My Blog (link in profile), as Dr Suzie Starfish on Facebook and @suepillans on Twitter.
#natsciweek #science #lovescience #sciart #scicomm #scientist #scientistswhoselfie #artist #art #artsy #graphicrecording #visual #visualise #draw #drawing #ocean #oceanoptimism #sea #nature #whale #shark #turtle #boys #school #schoolvisits #education #learning #learningisfun #bestjobever
Dr Sue Pillans

So I'm feeling a bit like a marine #STEAM scientist rockstar during my school visits for @nationalscienceweek Thanks Year 8! I love making science and learning visual and FUN! You can follow my creative journey via My Blog (link in profile), as Dr Suzie Starfish on Facebook and @suepillans on Twitter.
#natsciweek #science #lovescience #sciart #scicomm #scientist #scientistswhoselfie #artist #art #artsy #graphicrecording #visual #visualise #draw #drawing #ocean #oceanoptimism #sea #nature #whale #shark #turtle #boys #school #schoolvisits #education #learning #learningisfun #bestjobever

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"Fish have faces, fish are individuals, fish have personality, they have associations that we're just beginning to get to understand." #SylviaEarle #Repost @mission_blue (@get_repost)
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Know Your Fish India

"Fish have faces, fish are individuals, fish have personality, they have associations that we're just beginning to get to understand." #SylviaEarle #Repost @mission_blue (@get_repost)
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#MissionBlue #NoBlueNoGreen #HopeSpots #FishFace #OceanConservation #MarineConservation #OceanOptimism #ThinkBlue #Ocean #Sea #Shore #Blue #Beach #Conservation #OceanMinded #Parrotfish

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The end of leg 1 and the start of leg 2. Can't believe we have a crew change already! We're sad to say goodbye to the inspiring women who are leaving - leg 1 has been quite the ride! 
#plasticfree #plasticfreecoastlines #uksailing #womenwhosail #womeninstem #thisgirlcan @panexplore 
#Repost @vollyhint (@get_repost)
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Surfing ahead of hurricane Gert doesn't phase these determined change makers anymore 🌊 Awesome downwind sail from Belfast to Arran #eXXpeditionroundbritain #oceanoptimism #stopplasticpollution
eXXpedition

The end of leg 1 and the start of leg 2. Can't believe we have a crew change already! We're sad to say goodbye to the inspiring women who are leaving - leg 1 has been quite the ride!
#plasticfree #plasticfreecoastlines #uksailing #womenwhosail #womeninstem #thisgirlcan @panexplore
#Repost @vollyhint (@get_repost)
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Surfing ahead of hurricane Gert doesn't phase these determined change makers anymore 🌊 Awesome downwind sail from Belfast to Arran #eXXpeditionroundbritain #oceanoptimism #stopplasticpollution

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Mini #pipeline at #capestfrancis My favourite beach of all time. The place is a hidden gem. #beachlife #lifesabeach #onlyasurferknowsthefeeling #oceanoptimism #ocean #bodysurf #yi4k #yi #yitechnology #actioncam @yitechnology
Adam Zak

Mini #pipeline at #capestfrancis My favourite beach of all time. The place is a hidden gem. #beachlife #lifesabeach #onlyasurferknowsthefeeling #oceanoptimism #ocean #bodysurf #yi4k #yi #yitechnology #actioncam @yitechnology

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SharkArmor  www.Sharksuits.com  www.JeremiahSullivan.com - -  Yes ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...#Repost @mission_blue (@get_repost)
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"I am driven by what I know; that the world I love is in trouble. If I seem like a radical it’s because I have seen things that others have not." - Sylvia Earle #OceanOptimism #NoBlueNoGreen
#Repost @icelandic_explorer (@get_repost)
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We all create with a purpose, be it sharing personal journeys, observing the world around us or sending some sort of message. But our creations always get a new perspective when we set them free for others to observe and interpret. To me, it is truly rewarding when my work gets a life of its own and seeing it unfold through someone else's eyes is incredibly inspiring. One of my followers here on @Instagram created this video and I'm really stoked about it so I wanted to share it with you guys. Thanks @maik_burghardt and @alivevisuals for taking it to the next level. #iceland
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Jeremiah Sullivan

SharkArmor www.Sharksuits.com www.JeremiahSullivan.com - - Yes ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...#Repost @mission_blue (@get_repost)
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"I am driven by what I know; that the world I love is in trouble. If I seem like a radical it’s because I have seen things that others have not." - Sylvia Earle #OceanOptimism #NoBlueNoGreen
#Repost @icelandic_explorer (@get_repost)
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#MissionBlue #NoBlueNoGreen #HopeSpots #SylviaEarle #OceanStories #OceanConservation #MarineConservation #OceanOptimism #ThinkBlue #Ocean #Sea #Shore #Blue #Beach #Conservation #OceanMinded

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Big news! Olowalu reef off Maui has been announced as the first Hawaiian "hope spot" by @mission_blue. Olowalu reef is Maui’s β€œcrown jewel,” a one thousand-acre coral reef that is home to the largest known manta ray population in the US (430 individuals) and the oldest coral in the main Hawaiian Islands. Read more and celebrate with us - the link to the Ocean Story is in the comments below! πŸ™ŒπŸ»β €
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#MissionBlue #NoBlueNoGreen #HopeSpots #SylviaEarle #OceanConservation #MarineConservation #OceanOptimism #ThinkBlue #Ocean #Sea #Shore #Blue #Beach #Conservation #OceanMinded #Hawaii #OceanStories
Oceanwide Science Institute

Big news! Olowalu reef off Maui has been announced as the first Hawaiian "hope spot" by @mission_blue. Olowalu reef is Maui’s β€œcrown jewel,” a one thousand-acre coral reef that is home to the largest known manta ray population in the US (430 individuals) and the oldest coral in the main Hawaiian Islands. Read more and celebrate with us - the link to the Ocean Story is in the comments below! πŸ™ŒπŸ»β €
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#MissionBlue #NoBlueNoGreen #HopeSpots #SylviaEarle #OceanConservation #MarineConservation #OceanOptimism #ThinkBlue #Ocean #Sea #Shore #Blue #Beach #Conservation #OceanMinded #Hawaii #OceanStories

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Mission Blue

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Amazing afternoon spent with @gillsclub annual luncheon yesterday. Wonderful & inspiring to see so many young girls excited and engaged with marine science- even if these sharks were inflatable. The Gills Club is doing incredible work to inspire the next wave of shark enthusiasts, marine scientists, ocean stewards. Always a good day when you can give another girl a leg (or a fin?) up πŸ’ͺ🌊🦈 #girlpower β€’
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#gillclub #gillsclubluncheon #wequassett #wequassettresort #chatham #capesummer #capecod #marinescience #oceandefenders #oceanoptimism #femalescientist #shark #sharkscience #sharkscientist #girlsinstem #science #scienceeducation #sciencenotsilence #educationnotfear #nonprofit #marinebiology #scienceskills #girlslearn #girlswholearn #girlswholead #femalesarestrongashell
W2O

Amazing afternoon spent with @gillsclub annual luncheon yesterday. Wonderful & inspiring to see so many young girls excited and engaged with marine science- even if these sharks were inflatable. The Gills Club is doing incredible work to inspire the next wave of shark enthusiasts, marine scientists, ocean stewards. Always a good day when you can give another girl a leg (or a fin?) up πŸ’ͺ🌊🦈 #girlpower β€’
Thanks to The Gills Club and everyone who made such a wonderful day! We can't wait to join forces again. β€’
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#gillclub #gillsclubluncheon #wequassett #wequassettresort #chatham #capesummer #capecod #marinescience #oceandefenders #oceanoptimism #femalescientist #shark #sharkscience #sharkscientist #girlsinstem #science #scienceeducation #sciencenotsilence #educationnotfear #nonprofit #marinebiology #scienceskills #girlslearn #girlswholearn #girlswholead #femalesarestrongashell

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At Wequassett Resort and Golf Club

Surfing ahead of hurricane Gert doesn't phase these determined change makers anymore 🌊 Awesome downwind sail from Belfast to Arran #eXXpeditionroundbritain #oceanoptimism #stopplasticpollution
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Surfing ahead of hurricane Gert doesn't phase these determined change makers anymore 🌊 Awesome downwind sail from Belfast to Arran #eXXpeditionroundbritain #oceanoptimism #stopplasticpollution

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Day 1: a day of beach cleaning and story telling #oceanoptimism #exxpedition
Bryony Meakins

Day 1: a day of beach cleaning and story telling #oceanoptimism #exxpedition

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At Lamlash

@missemilypenn and I stop in beautiful Arran to talk about #exxepeditionroundbritain and the challenges of creating change #oceanoptimism #stopoceanplastic
Sky Ocean Rescue

@missemilypenn and I stop in beautiful Arran to talk about #exxepeditionroundbritain and the challenges of creating change #oceanoptimism #stopoceanplastic

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πŸ˜©πŸ’”πŸ¦ˆ the fight continues.  Help us to use the power of social media to help lessen the demand for shark meat and fins by spreading the word about how dangerous they are to consume due to their high levels of multiple heavy metals and contaminants. #sharksneedmorefriends #saveourocean #stopsharkfinning #saynotosharkfinsoup #Repost @pelayosalinas
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Two days ago the Galapagos National Park and Ecuadorian Navy seized a Chinese flagged vessel transporting thousands of sharks inside the Galapagos Marine Reserve. This is likely the biggest seizure in the history of the Galapagos and highlights the global tragedy of illegal, unreported and unregulated fisheries. Less than 2% of our #oceans are totally protected, yet every day thousands of fishing boats fish illegally these protected waters. Now more than ever, use your voice to speak loud against this non-sense and support the creation of more protected areas. Working together with passion for our oceans, the good will win! Please #follow @natgeopristineseas to help protect the last will places in the ocean. Photo by the #Galapagosnationalpark. #conservation #nature #wildlife #sharks #galapagos #ecuador #illegalfishing #oceanoptimism #oceans
Friends Of Finβ„’ 🦈🌊

πŸ˜©πŸ’”πŸ¦ˆ the fight continues. Help us to use the power of social media to help lessen the demand for shark meat and fins by spreading the word about how dangerous they are to consume due to their high levels of multiple heavy metals and contaminants. #sharksneedmorefriends #saveourocean #stopsharkfinning #saynotosharkfinsoup #Repost @pelayosalinas
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Two days ago the Galapagos National Park and Ecuadorian Navy seized a Chinese flagged vessel transporting thousands of sharks inside the Galapagos Marine Reserve. This is likely the biggest seizure in the history of the Galapagos and highlights the global tragedy of illegal, unreported and unregulated fisheries. Less than 2% of our #oceans are totally protected, yet every day thousands of fishing boats fish illegally these protected waters. Now more than ever, use your voice to speak loud against this non-sense and support the creation of more protected areas. Working together with passion for our oceans, the good will win! Please #follow @natgeopristineseas to help protect the last will places in the ocean. Photo by the #Galapagosnationalpark. #conservation #nature #wildlife #sharks #galapagos #ecuador #illegalfishing #oceanoptimism #oceans

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Periwinkle slime not only aids their swift movement over rocks and other surfaces, but also acts like a spider's web. Algae in the water column is trapped in the slime and provides a great grazing area for other snails!
#OurIrishSea #livingseas #marineconservation #bluebelt #lostatsea #seftoncoast #Merseyside #marvellousmolluscs #groovygastropods #OceanOptimism #MCZs #marvellousmud #muddyMCZs #welovemud #thewildlifetrusts #lancashirewildlife
The Wildlife Trusts Irish Sea

Periwinkle slime not only aids their swift movement over rocks and other surfaces, but also acts like a spider's web. Algae in the water column is trapped in the slime and provides a great grazing area for other snails!
#OurIrishSea #livingseas #marineconservation #bluebelt #lostatsea #seftoncoast #Merseyside #marvellousmolluscs #groovygastropods #OceanOptimism #MCZs #marvellousmud #muddyMCZs #welovemud #thewildlifetrusts #lancashirewildlife

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At The Atkinson

#ProtectWhatYouLove
🌊🐒My heart has been breaking these past few days as the same mama sea turtle attempted to nest unsuccessfully in several places each night.  It was clear by her tracks each morning, she is missing most of her rear flipper, and thus was unable to dig a deep enough hole to deposit her clutch...
Until last night! πŸ˜ƒπŸ’– I could not be happier for this beautiful and determined being!  Our sea turtle patrollers will take the very best care of your babies, mama!
🌊🐒Sea turtles often lose flippers (or worse) when they become entangled in all types of fishing gear.  Please support my heroes @seashepherd who act to remove illegal and abandoned fishing gear from doing further harm to our oceans and ocean dwellers.
#BeTheChange 🌱
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Just now.  Twenty-five-percent Slumber filter. (All sea turtle patrol work performed under FWC permit.)
#peace #love #fisharefriendsnotfood #fortheanimals #fortheoceans #seaturtleconservation #plantbased #whatvegansdo #seashepherd #antipoaching #beachcleanup #plasticpollution #ghostnets #ghostfishing #noexcuseforsingleuse #animalrights #animallover #naturelovers #seaturtles #oceanconservation #oceanoptimism #saveourseas #waterislife #saltlife #bikinilife #underwaterlife #divelife #carettacaretta
Carrie 🐳

#ProtectWhatYouLove
🌊🐒My heart has been breaking these past few days as the same mama sea turtle attempted to nest unsuccessfully in several places each night. It was clear by her tracks each morning, she is missing most of her rear flipper, and thus was unable to dig a deep enough hole to deposit her clutch...
Until last night! πŸ˜ƒπŸ’– I could not be happier for this beautiful and determined being! Our sea turtle patrollers will take the very best care of your babies, mama!
🌊🐒Sea turtles often lose flippers (or worse) when they become entangled in all types of fishing gear. Please support my heroes @seashepherd who act to remove illegal and abandoned fishing gear from doing further harm to our oceans and ocean dwellers.
#BeTheChange 🌱
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Just now. Twenty-five-percent Slumber filter. (All sea turtle patrol work performed under FWC permit.)
#peace #love #fisharefriendsnotfood #fortheanimals #fortheoceans #seaturtleconservation #plantbased #whatvegansdo #seashepherd #antipoaching #beachcleanup #plasticpollution #ghostnets #ghostfishing #noexcuseforsingleuse #animalrights #animallover #naturelovers #seaturtles #oceanconservation #oceanoptimism #saveourseas #waterislife #saltlife #bikinilife #underwaterlife #divelife #carettacaretta

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Remember our blog interview with Winnie? Well here she is LIVE with @kidsagainstplastic on #Arran 
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Meet Winnie - a PHD student that specialises in plastic's effect on deep sea creatures. Listen to what she says about what she's found! πŸ˜ƒπŸ‘πŸŸ @exxpedition_ @sams @meekroadventures

#womeninstem #womeninscience #research #phd #oceanoptimism #oceanresearch #microplastics #thisgirlcan
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Remember our blog interview with Winnie? Well here she is LIVE with @kidsagainstplastic on #Arran
#Repost @kidsagainstplastic (@get_repost)
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Meet Winnie - a PHD student that specialises in plastic's effect on deep sea creatures. Listen to what she says about what she's found! πŸ˜ƒπŸ‘πŸŸ @exxpedition_ @sams @meekroadventures

#womeninstem #womeninscience #research #phd #oceanoptimism #oceanresearch #microplastics #thisgirlcan

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Beach clean on beautiful Arran #exxepeditionroundbritain #seadragon #oceanoptimism
Sky Ocean Rescue

Beach clean on beautiful Arran #exxepeditionroundbritain #seadragon #oceanoptimism

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Managing mixed stocks of fish--aggregations of species with varying life history traits--can be very challenging, but in their new paper, Chris Costello, Steve Gaines, and Alan Hastings show how marine reserves can be incorporated into fisheries management to increase yields of target species and ensure the persistence of bycatch species that inhabit the same area. Their findings underscore the importance of taking an ecosystem-based approach to management in order to achieve both economic and conservation objectives. To learn more, read "Marine reserves solve an important bycatch problem in fisheries." (Link in bio). #marineconservation #marinereserves #bycatch #oceansolution #oceanoptimism #catchoftheday
Sustainable Fisheries Group

Managing mixed stocks of fish--aggregations of species with varying life history traits--can be very challenging, but in their new paper, Chris Costello, Steve Gaines, and Alan Hastings show how marine reserves can be incorporated into fisheries management to increase yields of target species and ensure the persistence of bycatch species that inhabit the same area. Their findings underscore the importance of taking an ecosystem-based approach to management in order to achieve both economic and conservation objectives. To learn more, read "Marine reserves solve an important bycatch problem in fisheries." (Link in bio). #marineconservation #marinereserves #bycatch #oceansolution #oceanoptimism #catchoftheday

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The #eXXpeditionRoundBritain crew have had a great day working with @arrancoast, Arran High School and other amazing Arran volunteers to attack #plasticpollution in #Scotland
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The #eXXpeditionRoundBritain crew have had a great day working with @arrancoast, Arran High School and other amazing Arran volunteers to attack #plasticpollution in #Scotland

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Outstanding news! We have a new Hope Spot!πŸŽ‰ πŸ’™ 🌎 🌊 The Olowalu reef is Maui’s β€œcrown jewel,” a one thousand-acre coral reef that is home to the largest known manta ray population in the US (430 individuals) and the oldest coral in the main Hawaiian Islands. Read more and celebrate with us - the link to the Ocean Story is in our bio! πŸ™ŒπŸ»β €
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#MissionBlue #NoBlueNoGreen #HopeSpots #SylviaEarle #OceanConservation #MarineConservation #OceanOptimism #ThinkBlue #Ocean #Sea #Shore #Blue #Beach #Conservation #OceanMinded #Hawaii #OceanStories
Mission Blue

Outstanding news! We have a new Hope Spot!πŸŽ‰ πŸ’™ 🌎 🌊 The Olowalu reef is Maui’s β€œcrown jewel,” a one thousand-acre coral reef that is home to the largest known manta ray population in the US (430 individuals) and the oldest coral in the main Hawaiian Islands. Read more and celebrate with us - the link to the Ocean Story is in our bio! πŸ™ŒπŸ»β €
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#MissionBlue #NoBlueNoGreen #HopeSpots #SylviaEarle #OceanConservation #MarineConservation #OceanOptimism #ThinkBlue #Ocean #Sea #Shore #Blue #Beach #Conservation #OceanMinded #Hawaii #OceanStories

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A Decorator Crab! We are the caretakers of this astounding, infinitely fascinating world. We don't even know what we're losing. #noplastic  #veganfortheplanet 🌿 #Repost @mission_blue (@get_repost)
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Carol

A Decorator Crab! We are the caretakers of this astounding, infinitely fascinating world. We don't even know what we're losing. #noplastic #veganfortheplanet 🌿 #Repost @mission_blue (@get_repost)
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#BestDressed #FashionWeek #WorkIt #Fashionista #Camouflage #NowYouSeeMe #NowYouDont #DecoratorCrab #Crab #MissionBlue #NoBlueNoGreen #HopeSpots #SylviaEarle #OceanConservation #MarineConservation #OceanOptimism #ThinkBlue #Ocean #Beach #Conservation

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Isa pang tunay na mandirigma ng karagatan si Ate Carrie @carriebythesea Araw-araw sya nagpupulot ng basura sa baybay dagat ng Jax Beach kung saan sya naninirahan. Karamihan ng kanyang napupulot ay mga produktong yari sa plastic tulad ng mga bote ng softdrinks at juice, mga cup ng ice cream, yogurt, mga baso ng Starbucks, McDo at mga plastic bags. Galing kay Ate Carrie @carriebythesea -  #OceanOptimism
"Optimism is a strategy for making a better future.  Because unless you believe that the future can be better, you are unlikely to step up and take responsibility for making it so." -- Noam Chomsky
#NoExcuseForSingleUse
#BeTheChange
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Portion of this morning's beach cleanup.  No filter/adjust.
#peace #love #fortheanimals #fortheoceans #seaturtleconservation #plantbased #protectwhatyoulove #greenanarchy #beachcleanup #minusbags #plasticpollution #ghostnets #seashepherd #antipoaching #animalrights #directaction #earthfirst #animallover #naturelovers #seaturtles #marineconservation #underwaterlife #divelife  #NoamChomsky #carettacaretta
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Isa pang tunay na mandirigma ng karagatan si Ate Carrie @carriebythesea Araw-araw sya nagpupulot ng basura sa baybay dagat ng Jax Beach kung saan sya naninirahan. Karamihan ng kanyang napupulot ay mga produktong yari sa plastic tulad ng mga bote ng softdrinks at juice, mga cup ng ice cream, yogurt, mga baso ng Starbucks, McDo at mga plastic bags. Galing kay Ate Carrie @carriebythesea - #OceanOptimism
"Optimism is a strategy for making a better future. Because unless you believe that the future can be better, you are unlikely to step up and take responsibility for making it so." -- Noam Chomsky
#NoExcuseForSingleUse
#BeTheChange
✌🏻️❀️🌊
Portion of this morning's beach cleanup. No filter/adjust.
#peace #love #fortheanimals #fortheoceans #seaturtleconservation #plantbased #protectwhatyoulove #greenanarchy #beachcleanup #minusbags #plasticpollution #ghostnets #seashepherd #antipoaching #animalrights #directaction #earthfirst #animallover #naturelovers #seaturtles #marineconservation #underwaterlife #divelife #NoamChomsky #carettacaretta

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Las Islas Baleares es un lugar para la esperanza por su biodiversidad, hay que protegerlo.  #Repost @mission_blue (@get_repost)
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Welcome to the Balearic Islands Hope Spot! Read more about our June expedition - link in bio! β €
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@asociacion_ondine @vellmari_formentera @scubapro @gates.underwater #MissionBlue #NoBlueNoGreen #HopeSpots #SylviaEarle #OceanConservation #MarineConservation #OceanOptimism #ThinkBlue #Ocean #Sea #Shore #Blue #Beach #Conservation #OceanMinded #balearics #balearicsea
lagunkan

Las Islas Baleares es un lugar para la esperanza por su biodiversidad, hay que protegerlo. #Repost @mission_blue (@get_repost)
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Welcome to the Balearic Islands Hope Spot! Read more about our June expedition - link in bio! β €
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Clip by the fabulous Kip Evans @kipevansphotographyβ €
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@asociacion_ondine @vellmari_formentera @scubapro @gates.underwater #MissionBlue #NoBlueNoGreen #HopeSpots #SylviaEarle #OceanConservation #MarineConservation #OceanOptimism #ThinkBlue #Ocean #Sea #Shore #Blue #Beach #Conservation #OceanMinded #balearics #balearicsea

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Because this is simply a stunning image

#Repost @mission_blue (@get_repost)
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"When I arrived, there were two billion people and now there are almost seven billion; and the planet has not gotten any larger. The pressure that we are putting on the land, the air, the water, and the wildlife that keep us alive has been stressed significantly. And as a witness to the changes, I feel compelled to share the view – especially what’s happened to the sea." - Sylvia Earle #NoBlueNoGreen 
#Repost @eye.c with @repostapp
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"The earth is what we all have in common." Happy earth day guys πŸŒŽπŸ˜‹ This is a collaboration with my friend @thugssaruul , original photo by him and motion edit by me.
#TedsLittleDream
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#MissionBlue #NoBlueNoGreen #HopeSpots #SylviaEarle #OceanConservation #MarineConservation #OceanOptimism #ThinkBlue #Ocean #Beach #Conservation #hope #nature
Melissa

Because this is simply a stunning image

#Repost @mission_blue (@get_repost)
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"When I arrived, there were two billion people and now there are almost seven billion; and the planet has not gotten any larger. The pressure that we are putting on the land, the air, the water, and the wildlife that keep us alive has been stressed significantly. And as a witness to the changes, I feel compelled to share the view – especially what’s happened to the sea." - Sylvia Earle #NoBlueNoGreen
#Repost @eye.c with @repostapp
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"The earth is what we all have in common." Happy earth day guys πŸŒŽπŸ˜‹ This is a collaboration with my friend @thugssaruul , original photo by him and motion edit by me.
#TedsLittleDream
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#MissionBlue #NoBlueNoGreen #HopeSpots #SylviaEarle #OceanConservation #MarineConservation #OceanOptimism #ThinkBlue #Ocean #Beach #Conservation #hope #nature

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Welcome to the Balearic Islands Hope Spot! Read more about our June expedition - link in bio! β €
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Clip by the fabulous Kip Evans @kipevansphotographyβ €
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@biotherm @vellmari_formentera @scubapro @gates.underwater @asociacion_ondine #MissionBlue #NoBlueNoGreen #HopeSpots #SylviaEarle #OceanConservation #MarineConservation #OceanOptimism #ThinkBlue #Ocean #Sea #Shore #Blue #Beach #Conservation #OceanMinded #balearics #balearicsea
Mission Blue

Welcome to the Balearic Islands Hope Spot! Read more about our June expedition - link in bio! β €
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Clip by the fabulous Kip Evans @kipevansphotographyβ €
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@biotherm @vellmari_formentera @scubapro @gates.underwater @asociacion_ondine #MissionBlue #NoBlueNoGreen #HopeSpots #SylviaEarle #OceanConservation #MarineConservation #OceanOptimism #ThinkBlue #Ocean #Sea #Shore #Blue #Beach #Conservation #OceanMinded #balearics #balearicsea

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Miles de tiburones fueron encontrados en el cargamento de un barco en la Reserva Marina de GalΓ‘pagos #Repost @pelayosalinas ・・・
Two days ago the Galapagos National Park and Ecuadorian Navy seized a Chinese flagged vessel transporting thousands of sharks inside the Galapagos Marine Reserve. This is likely the biggest seizure in the history of the Galapagos and highlights the global tragedy of illegal, unreported and unregulated fisheries. Less than 2% of our #oceans are totally protected, yet every day thousands of fishing boats fish illegally these protected waters. Now more than ever, use your voice to speak loud against this non-sense and support the creation of more protected areas. Working together with passion for our oceans, the good will win! Please #follow @natgeopristineseas to help protect the last will places in the ocean. Photo by the #Galapagosnationalpark. #conservation #nature #wildlife #sharks #galapagos #ecuador #illegalfishing #oceanoptimism #oceans
National Geographic

Miles de tiburones fueron encontrados en el cargamento de un barco en la Reserva Marina de GalΓ‘pagos #Repost @pelayosalinas ・・・
Two days ago the Galapagos National Park and Ecuadorian Navy seized a Chinese flagged vessel transporting thousands of sharks inside the Galapagos Marine Reserve. This is likely the biggest seizure in the history of the Galapagos and highlights the global tragedy of illegal, unreported and unregulated fisheries. Less than 2% of our #oceans are totally protected, yet every day thousands of fishing boats fish illegally these protected waters. Now more than ever, use your voice to speak loud against this non-sense and support the creation of more protected areas. Working together with passion for our oceans, the good will win! Please #follow @natgeopristineseas to help protect the last will places in the ocean. Photo by the #Galapagosnationalpark. #conservation #nature #wildlife #sharks #galapagos #ecuador #illegalfishing #oceanoptimism #oceans

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Gliding over seagrass 🌱🐒
Julie Suess

Gliding over seagrass 🌱🐒

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"We are now producing nearly 300 million tons of plastic every year, half of which is for single use... And there is more than 8 million tons of plastic dumped into our oceans annually." - visit plasticoceans.org or more info! #SaveThePlanet #SaveTheAnimals #SaveTheWorld #OceanOptimism
Surfrider Pacific Rim Chapter

"We are now producing nearly 300 million tons of plastic every year, half of which is for single use... And there is more than 8 million tons of plastic dumped into our oceans annually." - visit plasticoceans.org or more info! #SaveThePlanet #SaveTheAnimals #SaveTheWorld #OceanOptimism

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At Florencia Beach, Tofino

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