10 Ways to Save the Ocean

Ten Ways to Save the Ocean!

  • LEARN everything you can about the ocean.  Watch videos and read stuff on the web. The more you know the better!
  • SHOP SMART. Make sure you know where your seafood comes from.  Ask at the grocery store and at restaurants.
  • CONSERVE water. This is just good to do in general and important to helping the environment.
  • REDUCE pollutants from home. Make sure you dispose of cleaning products properly and don’t overuse herbicides and pesticides.
  • REDUCE waste. Whenever possible recycle or reuse your trash.  When you have to throw it away make sure you do it ecofriendly.
  • REDUCE auto pollution. Drive a fuel efficient car, carpool or better yet ride a bike.
  • PROTECT ocean wildlife. By all means don’t dispose of fishing lines or nets in the ocean and clean up any you sea.
  • BE CONSIDERATE of sealife habitats. When you’re in the ocean habitat, stay away from marine wildlife by not bothering the birds, turtles and fish.
  • GET INVOLVED. Do a beach cleanup or support ocean related activities.
  • CARE! PASS ON this KNOWLEDGE to everyone you know!

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Written by Rob Nelson

Rob is an ecologist from the University of Hawaii. He is the co-creator and director of Untamed Science. His goal is to create videos and content that are entertaining, accurate, and educational. When he's not making science content, he races whitewater kayaks and works on Stone Age Man.

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