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Do Your Part on Earth Day

April 21, 2024 by Heidi Benson-Stagg

Earth day was founded on April 22, 1970 and since 71 percent of the Earth’s surface is water-covered, it’s appropriate that boaters take the lead on protecting and cleaning our waterways. has declared 2024 as “Planet vs. Plastics” and is committed to advocating for a 60 percent reduction of all plastics by 2040.

Sailors for the Sea is the world’s leading ocean conservation organization with the mission of uniting boaters to protect the world oceans. Their April 12, 2024 blog post highlights “5 Ways to Combat Plastic Pollution for Earth Month.”

You can also learn how to organize sustainable events with Clean Regattas, educate children with their KELP program, and check out their Green Boating Guide to do your part on the water for Earth Day and beyond. 

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