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How To Save The Planet With The Ocean Foundation

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How To Save The Planet With The Ocean Foundation

"Kindness in words creates confidence.
Kindness in thinking creates profoundness.
Kindness in giving creates love."

Lao Tzu

Today we celebrate World Oceans Day. If you're lucky enough to live by an ocean I hope you're surrounding yourself with nature's beauty.  The ocean is a magnificent body of wonder with parts of it and its creatures unknown. On the other side, our magnificent oceans are also in deep trouble. The negative impact of greenhouse gas emissions from human activity can already be seen today. And its adverse effects include rising air and water temperatures, ocean acidification, coral bleaching, sea level rise, loss of marine mammals, and the decline of fisheries. 
   

For more information on The UN's World Oceans Day initiative, click here.

Since day one, we've committed to giving back to the community. We believe that purchase power is activism. It's important to give our community a voice in saying what matters. That's why there are five causes to choose from, ranging from ocean conservation to mental health. You can save the planet everyday and give back to important causes. 

We get a lot of questions asking, "How did you choose the non-profits?" Starting with an online tool, Charity Navigator, to research NGOs and learn how donations are used and how each non-profit is run. Organizations listed with scores allow auditors to review records and share how they run their NGOs.

That's how we discovered our favorite ocean conservation non-profit, The Ocean Foundation (TOF). They have maintained an "A" rating over the years. That means they're financially accountabilty and transparent in their operations.

   

 

What we love even more about TOF is they have various global programs you can support. You can donate to a general fund or find a specific one like SeaGrass Grow. The SeaGrass Grow project plants seagrass to restore biodiversity and offset carbons. You can also calculate your annual carbon footprint and offset it through their SeaGrass Grow program. Their projects also fund scientists to monitor levels and train more people.

To learn about how seagrass and bamboo toothbrushes can combat climate change, visit the article here. There are so many ways we can collectively save the planet.

      

If you're an ocean lover, then you'll love MamaP Blue Ocean Conservation Bamboo Toothbrush

 

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