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5 Eating Habits That Can Help The Environment

Cleaning up on your eco- and eating habits can also help clean up our oceans and our environment. Here are five ways to do so! 1. Practice Meatless Mondays TLDR: No need to go cold turkey, just do it once a week! To give a sense of scale, the direct emissions from cattle and dairy cows alone are greater than emissions from any single country other than China.  Source: McKinsey & Company If everyone went vegetarian for just one day, the U.S would save 100 billion gallons of water and reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 1.2 million tons of carbon dioxide. Eating less meat can also improve your heart health and reduce the risk of heart disease. Some protein alternatives include...

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5 Ways You Can Save Our Ocean

At Seastainable Co, we’re working to support marine conservation in Southeast Asia. The everyday actions of people like you and I can accumulate to make substantial impact to protect our oceans. Here are five ways you can save our ocean! 1. Make informed choices about seafood  Refrain from consuming overfished species, or reserve them for special occasions if you must have them.  The Caspian Sea is home to the beluga sturgeon (Huso huso), the fish harvested for its roe otherwise known as caviar. Caspian Sea sturgeon accounts for a staggering 90% of the world's caviar. The large fish takes about 20 years to reach maturity before females release their eggs. With their coveted eggs harvested so aggressively, the fish struggles...

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What are the Sustainable Development Goals and How Can They Be Applied in the Tourism Industry?

In this day and age, almost all industries and sectors are becoming more aware of the environmental consequences we are facing due to the climate emergency we are in. Because of this, a call for climate action is being carried out through various agendas and roadmaps that all lead to sustainability. The tourism sector in particular is an economic powerhouse and is the third highest world category in export earnings in 2015, representing 10% of world GDP, 30% of services exports and 1 out of every 10 jobs in the world.  Additionally, sustainable tourism is now on the radar for many organizations, establishments, and individuals alike who all strive to make better and sustainable choices for our future. But how...

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