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Tove Lo and Khalid on World Ocean's Month

1THING: Khalid, Brooks & Dunn, Of Monsters and Men, and Tove Lo Commit to Saving the Beaches for World Oceans Month

Khalid , Tove Lo , Brooks & Dunn , and Of Monsters and Men are all joining in on the celebration by calling out people that litter. They’re also committing to do 1THING to change their own habits and lessen their environmental impact.
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A single plastic bag in the ocean

1Thing: Diver Finds Trash at the Deepest Trench in the Ocean

Turns out that when you travel to the ends of the Earth, there’s still trash. Retired naval officer Victor Vescovo set a new diving record by descending 35,853 feet (10,928 meters) to the Pacific Oceans’ Challenger Deep in the Mariana Trench, what is considered the deepest place on the planet. As...
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A man and woman in bathing suits at the beach

1Thing: Sustainable Swimwear Made from Recycled Plastic

This summer you can look good at the beach and also feel good knowing you are helping the environment. Swimwear company Zoggs has created a new collection of bathing suits made from recycled waste recovered from the ocean. The line is entitled Ecolast and it’s fashioned out of abandoned ghost...
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A cigarette butt on the ground

1Thing: Cigarette Butts Are the Biggest Ocean Contaminant

Smoking is a filthy habit and now there’s yet another reason to quit . In recent years, there has been a concerted effort to curtail pollution by banning plastic bags and straws, but it turns out the biggest source of ocean trash is actually cigarette butts. The Ocean Conservancy has recovered more...
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Portrait of a young black Labrador standing in a river

Diving Dog Helps Collect Plastic From the Ocean

As a celebration of World Ocean’s Month, we’re putting the spotlight on an incredible pup that’s helping save the planet.
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 A dead Gray Whale sits on the beach at Limantour Beach on May 23, 2019 in Point Reyes Station, California. A thirteenth Gray Whale washed up dead on a San Francisco Bay Area beach as scientists try to figure what is killing the whales

How Drones Are Helping Save the Whales

An estimated 46% of plastic polluting the ocean comes from fishing nets that often entrap whales and dolphins. Here's how drones are helping save them.
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Sara Bareilles and The Lumineers celebrate National Bike Month

1THING: Sara Bareilles and The Lumineers Commit to National Bike Month

Lil Dicky, Carrie Underwood, LoCash, Sara Bareilles, The Lumineers, and Jake Owenare all committing to the environment during National Bike Month.
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1THING: Company Saving Trees by Making Paper From Stones

A revolutionary technology is using sustainable material as a substitute for paper, and potentially saving millions of trees worldwide. A Japanese company by the name of TBM Co. has created Limex paper, which is made from limestone and without the use of water. Currently, it takes about 100 tons of...
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Artist Chris Jordan giving a speech at the UN

1THING: 6 Artists Making A Positive Impact on the Environment

Many artists use nature in their works to not only celebrate the planet’s beauty, but also to highlight the impact humans have on Earth. Through painting, sculpture, photography and various forms of mixed media, environmental artists are creating thought-provoking pieces which address everything...
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1THING: Children’s Book Helps Parents Discuss Climate Change 

Parents have a new resource to teach their kids about climate change in a way that’s educational and fun. "Is This My Home?" is a 43-page illustrated children’s book that will help adults broach the complex subject without instilling a sense of apocalyptic fear in their little ones. View this post...
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