An Ocean Friendly Christmas

By Ocean Life Education
Community contribution / December 10, 2019

Ok, so you’ve reduced, reused, recycled this year; said “no” to plastic straws; diligently dragged cloth shopping bags to the checkout for your groceries, and generally tried to be an environmentally sensitive global citizen…

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