How To Stop Climate Change  

This Page Is Dedicated To Saving The Worlds Oceans & Marine Life. Education Is The Key To Unlocking Climate Change. Here Are The Four Biggest Contributors To The Death Of Our Reef And Oceans: Oil & Fossil Fuels, Single Use Plastics (How To Avoid Them & Dispose Of Them) GMO & Pesticides, Non-Reef Safe Sunscreen. You Can Use The Information Below To Help Prevent This From Happening And Reducing Or Even Eliminating Your Carbon Footprint.

Oil & Fossil Fuels 

Today, fossil fuels supply more than 90% of the world’s energy.

Statistics:

Earth has now warmed 1 degree Celsius (1.8 degrees Fahrenheit) since the 19th century. -A new report has looked at the consequences of jumping to 1.5 or 2 degrees Celsius, Affecting millions of people worldwide to life-threatening heat waves, water shortages and coastal flooding.

Reference 

2019.Savethereef.org. 

Facts:

The earth has already warmed 1.8 Degrees Fahrenheit since the 19th century. If the earth warms a half a degree more, it may mean the difference between a world with coral reefs, or a world without.

Reference

2019.Savethereef.org. 

Solutions:

Instead, we must look to clean and renewable energy…Solar, wind and electric vehicles! Use more ride sharing as much as possible, start walking more or riding bikes…anything we can do to reduce our dependence on the stuff that’s killing our planet.

Reference

2019.Savethereef.org. 

Kids Take Action Against Ocean Plastic | Watch The Video To See Why!

There are 5.3 Trillion pieces of plastic floating in our oceans.

 

By 2050, 99% of all seabirds will have eaten plastic and there will be more plastic than fish in the oceans.   

 

 

Single Use Plastics

Statistics:

381 million tons of plastic produced in 2017. (that’s 837,756,596,303 pounds of plastic annually) -Only 9% of all plastic been recycled. -1 million marine animals killed annually by plastic

Reference

2019.Savethereef.org. 

Facts:

381 million tons of plastic were produced in 2017. and yet only 9% Of all the worlds plastic has ever been recycled. 1 million marine animals are killed annually due to entanglement and ingestion and now reports are saying that 70% of all fish have ingested plastic…and we ingest fish… we’re slowly poisoning ourselves and our future.

Reference

2019.Savethereef.org. 

Solutions:

The good news is you and I can be part of the solution! Challenge yourself and others to minimize plastic use and you might be surprised how many alternatives already exist. For example, when shopping, bring your own reusable bags, don’t use plastic bags for fruits and vegetables, or plastic bottles for drinking, drink from reusable canisters…encourage your local stores to stop using so much plastic and tell your local restaurants to switch to biodegradable material.

Reference

2019.Savethereef.org. 

Can you believe that there’s no oxygen in some parts of the world, which we call DEAD ZONES where nothing can live.  

GMO & Pesticides 

Watch This Video To Find Out How Dead Zones Are Formed.

Statistics:

Coastline run-off water nearly all polluted by pesticides. -Run-off flows to Ocean -Toxic run-off kills marine life and coral reefs

Reference

2019.Savethereef.org. 

Facts:

Virtually all rural areas near the coastlines run-off water are polluted by pesticides. Run-off goes directly to our oceans, in turn, killing our marine life and Coral reefs. It’s been found that these chemicals affect all life-history stages of corals so we must stop this ASAP!

Reference

2019.Savethereef.org. 

Solutions:

Please Stop spraying your lawns and vegetation with these harmful chemicals! Use Natural Herbicides instead, Or…just don’t spray at all.

Reference

2019.Savethereef.org. 

Hawaii bans sunscreens with oxybenzone & Octianoxate, you can too. Find Out How from the video above.

14 THOUSAND TONS of sunscreen enters waters around coral reefs EACH YEAR.  

Non-Reef Safe Sunscreen

Statistics:

Scientists found 14,000 tons of sunscreen deposited ocean and reefs every year (28,000,000 million pounds annually. -Oxybenzon and Octinoxate chemicals in sunscreen that kill the reef

Reference

2019.Savethereef.org. 

Facts:

Scientists have found that an estimated 14,000 tons of sunscreen is deposited into our oceans and reefs every year ! that’s 28,000,000 lbs. oxybenzone and octinoxate are the most popular chemicals found in non-reef safe sunscreens and they are also the most potent killers of our coral reefs.

Reference

2019.Savethereef.org. 

Solutions:

Instead, read and look at the label carefully before you buy or use sunscreen — Make sure it says reef safe!

2019.Savethereef.org. 

Farmer Education

Follow The Link To Make A Donation To Save The Reef Charities That’s Sponsered In The Documentary. 

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