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RECYCLE & WIN AT THE CLEAN VIBES TRADING POST!

Rock The Ocean and Tortuga Music Festival teamed up with Clean Vibes last year and recycled over 40,000 pounds of waste through their Trash-For-Trade program. We’re doing it again this weekend! Here’s how it works:  1. Grab a blue bag from the Clean Vibes Trading Post in Conservation Village. 2. Collect cups, cans, and bottles from throughout the festival grounds and turn them in. Read More…

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MEET THE OCEAN’S MOST TERRIFYING PREDATOR — POLLUTION

When we think about the ocean’s most dangerous predators, we’re usually surprised to learn that it’s pollution: the ocean’s ecosystem is at the mercy of plastic bags, bottles, and cigarette butts. Compelling images of trash-strewn coastlines and animals stuck in six-pack rings encourage us to clean up our act, but there are other predators lurking. Read More…

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TORTUGA IS BACK!

It’s official—Rock the Ocean’s Tortuga Music Festival is back April 12-13 at Fort Lauderdale Beach Park! For the second year in a row, Tortuga aims to raise awareness about marine conservation and issues affecting the world’s oceans by bringing together music with meaning. We’ve got some big things in the works, so stay tuned for. Read More…

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BLUEFIN TUNA AT RISK

Experts warn that stocks of bluefin tuna, a fish commonly used in sushi dishes, have dropped. Studies indicate that the breeding stock of tuna in the Pacific, which was estimated at 130,000 tons around 1960, dropped to 23,000 tons as of 2010. A recent report warned this number could fall below 18,000 tons in the. Read More…

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