Each year, World Oceans Day brings people together in volunteer and education initiatives to celebrate, protect, and conserve our oceans. Originally, the idea for a designated World Oceans Day was proposed by Canada in 1992 at the Earth Summit. The Ocean Project and The Ocean Network and a team of dedicated volunteers came together to spearhead initiatives, but it wasn’t until 2008 that the United Nations officially recognized World Oceans Day as June 8th. World Oceans Day conducts outreach to public and private sectors, brokering connections throughout the year to increase awareness and promote conservation. As a company that draws inspiration...

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On April 22, 1970, 20 million Americans took to the streets to march and raise awareness about the environmental impacts industries and human activities were having on the Earth. Since then, Earth Day has become an annual event that is now celebrated globally and run by the Earth Day Network (EDN). This year, EDN announced 2018 efforts “will focus on mobilizing the world to end plastic pollution, including creating support for a global effort to eliminate single-use plastics along with global regulation for the disposal of plastics.” While Earth Day may happen only once a year, The Seaweed Bath Co....

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In 2012, The Seaweed Bath Co. received a Local Producer Loan from Whole Foods Market, which helped kick start our business and expand our distribution at Whole Foods Market. Today, we are proud to have our seaweed-based bath, body and hair care products available at Whole Foods Market stores across the country. In the spirit of paying it forward, we are proud to support Whole Planet Foundation as we continue to grow our business. Positively impacting our community and beyond is a part of core mission, and this year we are giving back through Whole Planet Foundation’s $10K Fund. Our...

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World Oceans Day is celebrated each year on June 8th. Originally proposed by the Canadian government in 1992, World Oceans Day has grown into a global celebration to honor oceans, promote conservation, and raise environmental awareness about the state of our oceans. It is crucial to conserve and protect our oceans.  Oceans are not only home to over 1 million identified species, they are extremely important to the maintenance of global climate. In addition, oceans generate oxygen, provide us with food, and many ocean plants have medicinal benefits that are extracted and used in pharmaceuticals. One of the biggest environmental concerns...

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October is Non-GMO Month. GMOs are all around us, in our food and in products we use, and can pose a danger to our health and our environment. Launched in 2010, Non-GMO Month is the Non-GMO Project‘s largest outreach campaign.  Non-GMO Month offers the opportunity to spread awareness about the possible dangers of GMOs in our the food we eat and the products we use on a daily basis.  GMOs (genetically modified organisms) are living organisms whose genes have been modified in a laboratory through genetic engineering. The dangers and side effects of many GMOs are unknown, although many developed nations have either put...

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