ACTION TIPS DECEMBER 2011
       
 
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Celebrate the spirit of the holidays


Celebrate life, joy, and wonder as you celebrate your conservation efforts over the past year.

Seas the Day

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Those who contemplate the beauty
of the earth find reserves of
strength that will endure as long
as life lasts.

Rachel Carson

seas the day Act for the angelfish by devoting your New Year's resolution to our ocean. Congratulate yourself for the changes — big and small — you've made this year to conserve our ocean's health and the global community of people and species that depend on it. As you think ahead to the New Year, consider making a resolution to start composting, take public transit, or go vegetarian for one day a week. Many personal goals will benefit you and our ocean!



seas the dayTurn the tide for turtles by considering a gift that doesn't come in a box. A gift doesn't have to have a big ecological footprint to have a big impact on someone you care about. Whoever you're thinking of this holiday season, the gift of your time or expertise is a generous and much-appreciated alternative to plastic wrap and tape. Or think about how long your gift will last — your aim should be something durable and long-lasting, whether it's to keep in the heart or hold in your hands.



seas the dayMake a whale of an effort by hosting a green party. Many people are busy buying gifts and planning trips this time of year when letting loose and spending time with friends and family allows us to reconnect and rejuvenate. Consider hosting a green party at your home, replete with evergreen scraps from local Christmas tree sales locations for decoration and locally grown or made food on the menu. Think about what the holidays mean to you — and don't pass up the special opportunity to enjoy the company of friends and family with a clear conscience!

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