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Make Sure your Sunscreen is Reef-Friendly

Depending on the type of sunscreen you use, mopping it on might be good for you but not for the environment. Photo: OcceanMedia

A love of tropical watersports combined with the risk of sunburn and skin cancer translates into an estimated 6,000 to 14,000 tons of sunscreen lotion released onto coral reefs worldwide each year. This is according to a 2015-published scientific article in …

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Saving the Blue Means Going Green

Trish Cronan, President of the Caribbean Yacht Brokers Association showing water bottles saved from landfills by charter yachts using their own water or reusable bottles

Green is the new blue when it comes to marine conservation in the Caribbean. Marina operators, regatta officials and charter yacht organizations are all doing their part to preserve and protect the region’s seas and its surroundings. Why? Firstly, visitor …

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Galveston Bay Race Becomes a Clean Regatta

The Galveston Bay Cruising Association took a step toward cleaner waters by certifying its first Clean Regatta under the guidelines of Sailors for the Sea. The qualifying event was the 28th annual GBCA Performance Cup Regatta in October, which hosted …

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Sailors Work for Clean Caribbean Seas

Sailors for the Sea is a nonprofit organization based in Boston, Massachusetts that educates and empowers boaters to protect and restore our oceans and coastal waters through our programs and projects, the oldest of which is Clean Regattas

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