OFF the Water: Things You Can Do

Protection of marine ecosystems can continue long after leaving the water. Even if you live far from the ocean or a coral reef, you still have an impact on reef health and conservation; there is now a greater need than ever to ensure that this impact is positive.

Below are some things we can all do to make a positive difference.


Replace light bulbs with energy-efficient compact fluorescent bulbs Avoid buying reef souvenirs Use natural household products Learn why reefs are valuable Make sustainable seafood choices Find out about laws and programs that protect reefs Volunteer for activities that support the reef



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