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Aug

30

Celebrating Whale Sharks

Today, August 3o, is International Whale Shark Day!  I love that a day has been dedicated to an important marine animal like the whale shark.  But what has this got to do with wellness I hear you ask. Well I believe that everything is interconnected, and that includes our relationship with the oceans and marine […]

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Jun

13

World Environment Day – it counts every day

As I sat on top of Tigers Head (Lo Fu Tau) earlier this week, contemplating life and my navel, it’s impossible not to be in awe of the beauty of the environment around me.  I wondered if I, if we, do enough to protect and preserve this environment; do we do enough to engage others […]

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Apr

15

The oceans offer a source of hope

Let’s start this conversation about wellness and the marine environment with some examples of how the marine environment can impact our wellness.  Firstly let’s look again at what wellness is. As I’ve previously discussed, wellness can mean different things to different people in different contexts.  But regardless of the context, wellness is a conscious decision […]

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Feb

28

Inspiration – Mantas Last Dance

For inspiration today we look to Blue Sphere Media and this beautiful video calling for the protection of the majestic Manta Rays.  Please sign the petition, and this one, to help gather support for CITES protection of Manta Ray’s.  

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Feb

14

DB Green – a new year for volunteering

I’m very proud to say that I volunteer for our local community environmental non-profit in Discovery Bay, DB Green.  We have just finished planning the community environmental activities for 2013 and I thought I’d take this opportunity in my blog to highlight all the great events that are coming up. Community Meeting The first most important event […]

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Jan

27

Why use celebrities to promote conservation, isn’t the CAUSE enough?

As its my intention to keep the topics and content for this blog on the ‘optimistic and fun’ side, I won’t go on a rant about one of my pet peeves, but I wanted to bring this topic up as one of the first discussion that we will file under Marine Matters.  Why marine matters?  […]

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