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It's not magic, it's mangroves!

Posted by Laura LaBeur on

What’s Going On? Living in Florida for a lot of people means access to a water source. Whether that’s a beach, lake, river, or canal, chances are you want to enjoy the blue realm. But here’s the problem: We have “paved paradise and put up a parking lot”. http://www.visitflorida.com/content/dam/visitflorida/en-us/images/articles/2012/april/1334948436_04pd1634.jpg.1280.500.rendition The increased flooding isn’t due to one cause. Climate change certainly has an effect, but more directly the effect seems to be linked to the lack of important coastal plants! Florida is home to many native species that have historically protected the coast from wave force and erosion during storm and...

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What is Marine Debris?

Posted by Morgan Knowles on

Marine debris. Ocean Garbage, Beach Litter, Plastic Pollution. You may have seen these terms online, on social media, in the news, or documentaries like A Plastic Ocean or MIDWAY a Message from the Gyre. Most likely you have seen it written all over our website, social media and in our other blog posts. In case you haven’t and are unaware of the marine debris epidemic and you are looking for answers, look no further. I am here to help and fill you in on one of the LARGEST and MOST OVERLOOKED threats to the health and sustainability of our planet....

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Sharks Need Love

Posted by Laura LaBeur on

Shark. The word may send shivers down your spine. But it shouldn’t! Sharks help maintain a healthy and well balanced ocean. However, we are removing them at an alarming rate. From shark finning to entanglement, sharks should be more afraid of US! So, what are sharks? Sharks belong to a large family of cartilaginous fishes. Their scientific class is chondrichthyes (pronounced kon-drick-these) and includes one of the largest fish on Earth, the whale shark! Sharks have evolved a variety of fantastic and sometimes, otherworldly, adaptations to make them amazing hunters.  By far one of their coolest and most sophisticated adaptations in...

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Mono-Clean-O-Thon 2017

Posted by Robert Webster on

The Mono-Clean-O-Thon is an event that took place on March 4th, 2017 and was organized by Tampa Bay Watch, an organization that is actively involved in the battle against marine debris. Planet Love Life helped with the event by participating in the cleanup and providing prizes for the participants. With the help of volunteers, Tampa Bay Watch removes and recycles an estimated 50,000 feet of fishing line per year. Our volunteers take responsibility for—or "adopt"—a mono tube, monitoring and collecting fishing line and delivering it to Tampa Bay Watch, where they send it out for recycling.       During the event, a...

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Marine Debris Fundraisers

Posted by Robert Webster on

Tired of promoting the same old chocolate bars and cookies? Add value to your fundraiser by supporting a movement and product with a purpose! Planet Love Life is very excited to provide fundraising opportunities for schools and booster clubs while spreading a positive message of awareness and marine conservation! In 2017, we are working with clubs and organizations to promote marine debris awareness! Led by their marine science teacher, Mitchell Comiskey, the students at Forest Glen Middle School in Coral Springs, FL are increasing ocean awareness by promoting  a sustainable lifestyle by selling Planet Love Life bracelets. These Forest Glen students are part of...

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