This week we had the opportunity to attend the Ocean Conference at the United Nations! We were beyond thrilled to participate with global delegates, NGO’s and international organizations on the commitment to save our ocean. In September 2015, 193 members states of the United Nations adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, including 17 Sustainable Sustainable Goals that tackle the complex challenges facing the planet today – ending poverty, hunger and malnutrition, and responding to climate change. The conference addressed Sustainable Development Goal 14 which addresses the conservation and sustainability use of the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development.

What did we learn from the conference:

  1. Plastic takes 8% of our oil – plastic is an oil and gas product and it’s in everything we use.
  2. Covering more than 70 percent of the surface of our planet, oceans and seas provide half…