Conservation Blog

Valentine’s Day: Sustainable Seafood Guide

By Loggerhead Marinelife Center | February 16, 2020 |

LMC offers sustainable seafood options to celebrate Valentine’s Day weekend.

Help Keep Plenty of Fish in the Sea – Make Sustainable Seafood Decisions

By Katie O'Hara | January 26, 2020 | Comments Off on Help Keep Plenty of Fish in the Sea – Make Sustainable Seafood Decisions

For decades the saying, “there are plenty of fish in the sea,” was taken literally, and the ocean was thought of as an inexhaustible resource. However, we are quickly realizing that this is not the case. With the demand for seafood higher than ever, fish populations are struggling to keep up with increased fishing rates.…

Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Celebrates Sorting Station and Project SHIELD Funds

By Lauren Eissey | January 23, 2020 | Comments Off on Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Celebrates Sorting Station and Project SHIELD Funds

LMC joined Bank of America at the Merrill Palm Beach Office for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the mobile marine debris sorting station’s completion. Also, to receive a generous $25,000 check that will support Project SHIELD initiatives.

Strange Trash Finds of 2019

By Katie O'Hara | January 5, 2020 | Comments Off on Strange Trash Finds of 2019

With 2020 in full swing, LMC’s conservation department is counting down the top 9 strangest marine debris items removed during beach cleanups in 2019! 9. 1,771 Plastic Lollipop Sticks 8. A Motorcycle Helmet 7. 156 Glow Sticks 6. A Lightsaber 5. A Radiosonde 4. A Baby Doll 3. A Broken Soccer Goal 2. Six Octopus…

Sustainable Wrapping: DIY Magazine Gift Bow (5 Steps!)

By Hannah Campbell | December 20, 2019 | Comments Off on Sustainable Wrapping: DIY Magazine Gift Bow (5 Steps!)

It’s not always easy to make sustainability “cute” or subtle that your upcycled items would have otherwise been tossed in the recycling bin. However, these bows are OUTSTANDING and can still glow up your sustainable wrapping efforts! With a bit of practice, these bows take less than one minute to make. Step 1: Find some…

Lilly Pulitzer “Squeeze’s the Day” and Adopts Sea Turtle Patient, Citrus, for Beach Bash

By Lauren Eissey | December 18, 2019 | Comments Off on Lilly Pulitzer “Squeeze’s the Day” and Adopts Sea Turtle Patient, Citrus, for Beach Bash

Upon arrival, the philanthropic fashion brand generously sponsored Citrus to continue its support of sea turtles and ocean conservation.

Trailblazers for conservation take on Loggerhead Marinelife Center’s inaugural Hike2O

By Lauren Eissey | December 10, 2019 | Comments Off on Trailblazers for conservation take on Loggerhead Marinelife Center’s inaugural Hike2O

Loggerhead Marinelife Center’s (LMC) inaugural Hike2O is a three-day, two-night backcountry experience to benefit water quality programming in South Florida.

Let’s Talk Leftovers

By Katie O'Hara | December 10, 2019 | Comments Off on Let’s Talk Leftovers

72 percent of Americans are not composting food waste, which leads to greater greenhouse gas and landfill space.

Blue Friday – Self Guided Beach Cleanup

By Loggerhead Marinelife Center | November 27, 2019 | Comments Off on Blue Friday – Self Guided Beach Cleanup

Near or far, participate in LMC’s Blue Friday #OptOutside activities

Don’t be a trash turkey! Seven tips for a sustainable Thanksgiving celebration

By Katie O'Hara | November 24, 2019 | Comments Off on Don’t be a trash turkey! Seven tips for a sustainable Thanksgiving celebration

As we give thanks this holiday season, follow these simple, eco-friendly tips for a sustainable Thanksgiving celebration! Buy locally and sustainably. Shop at your local farmer’s market and don’t forget your reusable shopping bags. Use reusable cookware, plates, cups, napkins and utensils. Remember to have plenty of reusable to-go ware for all of those leftovers!…