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The Not-So-Great Barrier Reef
The Not-So-Great Barrier Reef

by 4Ocean Team March 28, 2018 2 Comments

The Great Barrier Reef, located off the coast of Queensland, Australia is potentially facing irreparable damage with as much as 50 percent of the reef being affected by massive coral bleaching.

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South Beach Park Beach Cleanup
South Beach Park Beach Cleanup

by 4Ocean Team March 27, 2018

In our latest cleanup in Boca Raton, FL where our headquarters is located, we collected a NEW RECORD of the amount of trash we removed from the beach! Find out how much in our blog!

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How is 4Ocean Working With the CRF?
How is 4Ocean Working With the CRF?

by 4Ocean Team March 26, 2018 7 Comments

4Ocean has been actively involved with the Coral Restoration Foundation by helping to outplant corals onto coral reefs. Check out our blog to see a video of how we are doing this!

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Meet Our Partner: Coral Restoration Foundation
Meet Our Partner: Coral Restoration Foundation

by 4Ocean Team March 24, 2018 3 Comments

So you know that March is dedicated to helping to save and restore coral reefs. But who is the team behind our partnership? Find out in this interview with a key team member from the Coral Restoration Foundation.

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Recycling Paper But Drinking Plastic?
Recycling Paper But Drinking Plastic?

by 4Ocean Team March 22, 2018 2 Comments

Not only do we encourage everyone to use reusable water bottles to cut down on your own personal plastic consumption, now there are even more reasons why plastic water bottles should be a thing of the past!

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Sea Cucumbers Could Save the Coral Reefs, If They Aren’t All Eaten First
Sea Cucumbers Could Save the Coral Reefs, If They Aren’t All Eaten First

by 4Ocean Team March 21, 2018

How can a sea cucumber, a simple marine organism, possibly help restore coral reefs? We may never find out if sea cucumbers are continued to be overfished. Find out more in this blog.

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15 Facts You Probably Didn't Know About Coral Reefs
15 Facts You Probably Didn't Know About Coral Reefs

by 4Ocean Team March 05, 2018 2 Comments

Did you know that 58% of the world's reefs are threatened by human activity? Even if you think you know everything there is to know about coral reefs, you may be surprised at some of these facts. Read more to see how much you know!

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Malibu Bans Plastic Straws and Utensils from Restaurants
Malibu Bans Plastic Straws and Utensils from Restaurants

by 4Ocean Team March 04, 2018 5 Comments

We are excited and happy to hear when new locations take a stand for banning single-use plastics and Malibu is one of the latest places to do so. Any step towards saving our environment, specifically our oceans, is always a great step for our future.

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Coral Reefs May Need “Radical Intervention” to Avoid Total Destruction
Coral Reefs May Need “Radical Intervention” to Avoid Total Destruction

by 4Ocean Team March 02, 2018

Did you know that even just a 2° change in ocean temperature can cause coral reefs to bleach and die? At the rate of climate change, this may soon become a reality for all coral reefs if something is not done.

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March's Bracelet: Coral Reefs
March's Bracelet: Coral Reefs

by 4Ocean Team March 01, 2018

Coral Reefs are home to thousands of marine species but many of them are dying around the world. Learn more about why we chose to partner with Coral Restoration Foundation and the cause behind March's Coral Reef Bracelet.

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New Marine Life Found Under Antarctic Iceberg
New Marine Life Found Under Antarctic Iceberg

by 4Ocean Team February 28, 2018

Some may think that freezing oceans means that no life can live there. However, this is not the case. Not only are there many species who depend on these cold waters for survival, there are more and more species being discovered everyday.

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Spanish River Beach Cleanup
Spanish River Beach Cleanup

by 4Ocean Team February 27, 2018 4 Comments

With our headquarters located in Boca Raton, FL, our team loves to involve the local community as much as we can with our once-a-month cleanups right here in our home town!

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Myth vs. Facts: Polar Bears
Myth vs. Facts: Polar Bears

by 4Ocean Team February 24, 2018

Polar bears are listed as a threatened species, so it must be because of natural predators, right? Nope! Let's bust some myths and learn some interesting facts about polar bears!

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Meet our Partners: Carbonfund.org Foundation
Meet our Partners: Carbonfund.org Foundation

by 4Ocean Team February 19, 2018

The team at CarbonFund.org is doing amazing things to help our planet as climate change becomes more and more of a reality. Find out more about their projects and their team in this interview.

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Meet Our Partners: Polar Bears International
Meet Our Partners: Polar Bears International

by 4Ocean Team February 17, 2018 3 Comments

For the month of February, we have partnered with Polar Bears International. Find out more about the amazing team behind this organization and how they are working to combat climate change for polar bears.

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Mexico Cleanup with Ama Tu Playa
Mexico Cleanup with Ama Tu Playa

by 4Ocean Team February 13, 2018 7 Comments

Mexico marks our 16th country that we have had a cleanup in! Find out how many pounds of trash was collected and the amazing organization we partnered with to make this possible, Ama Tu Playa.

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15 Ways to Reduce Your Plastic Use
15 Ways to Reduce Your Plastic Use

by 4Ocean Team February 05, 2018 27 Comments

So you've bought the 4Ocean bracelet and pulled your pound of trash from the ocean, but you want to do more. Find out 15 ways to reduce your plastic consumption that you can start today.

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February's Bracelet: Polar Bears
February's Bracelet: Polar Bears

by 4Ocean Team February 01, 2018 8 Comments

For the month of February we've partnered with two amazing organizations who are helping to combat an issue our whole planet is facing: global climate change. Find out how they are making a difference for polar bears and their declining sea ice habitat.

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Hollywood Beach Cleanup
Hollywood Beach Cleanup

by 4Ocean Team January 20, 2018 3 Comments

At our Hollywood Beach cleanup we did not expect to find much trash since that location had been cleaned for two consecutive days. However, we soon found out that we were wrong!

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St. Maarten Cleanup
St. Maarten Cleanup

by 4Ocean Team January 17, 2018 3 Comments

In 4Ocean's first international cleanup of 2018, the team made their way to St. Maarten for a weekend of cleaning which turned into a huge success. Find out how much marine debris 4Ocean and the other organizations involved ending up removing!

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Spanish River Boca Cleanup
Spanish River Boca Cleanup

by 4Ocean Team January 15, 2018

Our team was up with the sun preparing for what would be our most successful beach cleanup in Boca Raton, FL to date. Volunteers began to show up as early as 8:30am ready to start their day by making a difference - and that they did!

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U.K. Joins US on Ban for Plastic Microbeads
U.K. Joins US on Ban for Plastic Microbeads

by 4Ocean Team January 12, 2018 1 Comment

One of the smallest plastic particles ever created, yet one of the biggest problems our oceans face. Read more to find out how the U.K. has risen up to the challenge of eliminating these plastic microbeads for good!

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Meet Cleanup Crew Member: Joe
Meet Cleanup Crew Member: Joe

by 4Ocean Team January 09, 2018 19 Comments

Meet our 4Ocean Cleanup Crew member, Joe Land.  His dedication to the job and passion for the environment are second to none.  Pulling trash and plastic from our ocean is so important to him and you can find out why here....

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How Are We Going to Celebrate 1 Year of Clean Oceans?
How Are We Going to Celebrate 1 Year of Clean Oceans?

by 4Ocean Team January 01, 2018 2 Comments

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