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Ocean Conservancy, save the oceans -

As part of our commitment to giving back to organizations that fight for our oceans, beaches and marine life, we have partnered with Ocean Blue Project;  a grassroots community environment nonprofit movement who’s mission is to rehabilitate and conserve the world’s oceans, beaches, and rivers through beach and river cleanups, finding solutions to keep pollutants from entering ecosystems & through collaborative community-driven service learning projects & youth education.  Founded in 2012 in Newport, Oregon by Richard Arterbury and his son Fleet, Ocean Blue is built around the vision that the world’s ocean, beaches and rivers will once again be pristine, self-sustaining ecosystems where wildlife...

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DevOcean, instagram, Save the ocean -

Do find yourself scrolling through Instagram, gazing at the amazing beach and ocean scenes wishing you were there?  I spend hours staring at beach sunrises, sailboats cutting through turquoise waters and waves crashing on deserted beaches. To get you in the summer beach mood, below are some of our favorites.  These photographers capture the beauty of our ocean and beaches, transporting us to far off places.  Click the pics below to see their pages. maxwelhohn     shawnheinrichs     Kincaidgalleries     These are just a few of our favorites.  Follow us on Instagram as we repost amazing pics every...

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DevOcean, marine animals, Ocean Conservancy, Save the ocean -

A Must-Read before you buy your next bottle of sunscreen!   Hawaii just made a huge step in protecting the reefs around the islands becoming the 1st state to ban certain chemical-laden sunscreens; and Key West has followed up with their own law.  These new laws will be effective January 1, 2021.  This law bans the use of oxybenzone and octinoxate in sunscreens sold in the state.  Studies have shown that these chemicals, as well as others found in popular brands, have been linked to chemical bleaching, a deadly process that is decimating our reefs worldwide.  Up to 6,000 tons...

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Summer, Surfing -

You’re sitting in your beach chair, gazing out at the waves rolling in, amazed at the surfers carving up and down the lines.  You’ve always thought how fun would it be to be out there – surfing! Well this summer is your summer.  Yes, you can learn to surf.  Imagine the rush dropping in, doing that bottom turn and the accelerating down the line.  This can be you. Have a beach vacation planned this year?  Do some research and you will most likely find a surf school nearby.  Below are a few to get your search started.   No beach in...

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DevOcean, Summer -

Ways to make the most of your summer while still being safe If you’re like me (and the rest of the world), the past few months have really tested your patience and staying power.  Who is ready to SCREAM?  I deeply empathize with those that have been affected. As we start to see the stay at home orders loosen (and some lifted), I wanted to share some fun things you can add to your summer 2020 bucket list.  Ideas to keep your spirits up, stay safe and make the most of your summer.  Day Trips Travel has been all but...

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