Resources and Tips

Fold-Up Reusable Bags

Are you a nut that forgets their reusable grocery bags before heading to the market? Well, you’re not alone! If you want to avoid that guilty feeling of leaving the market with tons of plastic bags handing from your arms, investing in a fold-up reusable bag may be of great use to you. There are tons of sites that sell eco-friendly, reusable bags that are practical–ones that aren’t bulky and can easily fit in your purse or backpack. One place you can find these bags at It’s great that they offer bags with characters that kids will enjoy; after all, teaching our children how to live sustainably is one of the best things that we can do for our planet.

Ocean Health Index

We can measure more than just the health of humans, the ocean’s health can be measured too. You can learn the status of your country’s adjacent ocean health at Ocean Health Index. What is an Ocean Health Index? It’s a tool that measures ocean health on a scale from 0 to 100. The Ocean Health Index is organized based on 10 public goals, where each goal signifies benefits that a healthy ocean supplies. A counties total Ocean Health Index is an average of its scores on all 10 goals.

Goals include areas like food provision. For a given country, how much seafood is captured by sustainable means? Another goal is biodiversity. What’s great about this tool is that you can view an interactive map that shows you how each country in doing on their goals.

What is the U.S’s Ocean Health Index?