Category: Advocacy

Shark Finning is Killing 11,000 Sharks Per Hour and is Threatening Our Ocean

Sharks kill fewer than ten humans per year. Meanwhile, humans kill over 100 MILLION sharks per year. We’re wiping out the top predators in our ocean which impacts everything else living in the sea. The consequences of continuing this practice will be disastrous. As Sea Shepherd Conservation Society captain Paul Watson says, “If the ocean…

Plastic Kills 100 Million Marine Mammals Every Year—Here’s What We Can Do to Help

The issue of single-use plastics has been top of mind lately with many corporations and cities, like my hometown of Oakland, California, taking a first step by regulating plastic straws. This is important for many reasons. According to the World Economic Forum: “A full 32 percent of the 78 million tons of plastic packaging produced…