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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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Oct

09

World Animal Day

Did you know October 4 was World Animal Day? There are some important reasons for highlighting this special day and they relate to the wellness of humans and animals. First we’ll start with some recent stories that highlight why we should be thinking about and doing more for animal wellbeing.  Then we move onto the […]

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May

16

10 things to protect the marine environment that make you feel good…part 2

This is Part 2 of a 2 part series on 10 things you can do to help protect our marine environments and feel good about it.  Part 1 was out last week in case you missed it.  6.      Find replacements for single use plastics and disposables Use your own water bottle Take your own bag […]

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May

08

10 things to protect the marine environment that make you feel good!

If you’ve read a little about me you will know that I am interested in understanding how our relationship with nature, particularly marine environments, influences our wellness, and how this interrelationship may change our attitudes and promote positive behaviors.  In my involvement with our local green group, as a dive master and as a supporter […]

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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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Jan

21

Sipadan – marine wellness in action

Despite the title of this post, which I admit was intended to grab your attention….did it!! I’m not sure for certain that Sipadan is in fact Marine Wellness in action.  But what we experience during our recent dive encounter in January was significantly better than our last visit in 2005, but unfortunately not as abundant as that witnessed on our first […]

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Jan

14

Marine matters….because the oceans really do matter

This first post allocated in the area of Marine Matters is an intro into why I want to incorporate Marine issues in this blog on the Ingredients of Wellness. Well if you’ve read about me you’ll see that the oceans and the marine animals that reside in the big blue world are one of my loves […]

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