This Valentine’s Day, leading conservation organization Sailors for the Sea is asking millions of U.S. boaters and others to show the ocean some love in celebration of Valentine’s Day, February 14, to help heal its rapidly declining condition. The Newport, RI based group is asking fellow sailors and all lovers of the sea to take the NT3 Pledge: No Trash. No Trail. No Trace.
The urgent request comes on the heels of alarming new research published this month and the ongoing process of Ocean Acidification (sometimes referred to as the evil twin of climate change) caused by carbon dioxide emissions: The ocean absorbs more carbon dioxide than rain forests – one third of all CO2 emissions – which is causing the chemistry of the ocean to change. Read More