Education

Watersheds

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 What role do watersheds play in the water we drink locally and the ocean’s health around the world?

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Plastic Pollution

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90% of ocean trash is plastic. One of the most serious threats to the Earth is plastic pollution.

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Ocean Acidification

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Ocean acidification has been called the osteoporosis of sea life because of how it is weakening animal shells.

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Shrimp

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What is the real cost of eating shrimp? For starters, 1 pound of shrimp caught results in 20 pounds of by-catch/by-kill.

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Seafood

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The ocean regulates our climate, provides recreational opportunities, is an important source of protein worldwide, and the primary source of the oxygen we breathe.

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MPAs

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Marine Protected Areas are important to the health and future of our marine ecosystems.

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Sanctuaries

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More than 10% of our land in the US is protected in national parks, wilderness areas or wildlife refuges; however, less than 1% of our ocean is protected.

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Microplastics

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Microplastics/beads pass into household waste water streams directly and are too small to be retained by standard filters used at sewage treatment plants. Not only do they enter the sea, they can also enter the food chain.

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Sunscreen

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Sunscreen has come onto the scene as a largely underestimated threat. UV blocking chemicals have been found to damage marine habitats, especially coral reefs.

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Speaker Request

We can present to your classroom, workplace, or community and discuss any issue(s) above. We have many trained volunteers who have experience presenting to any size group.

  • Virtually or locally
  • Local requests only for Boulder/Denver Metro Area
  • Speaker fee/compensation applies
  • Send us an email with your name, how many in your group, issue(s) you'd like to hear about, and your location