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Ten Things YOU Can do to Save Our Ocean!
1.LEARN all you can. Read, surf the web and experience the ocean directly.
2.Be a SMART SHOPPER. Ask grocery stores and restaurants about the source of their seafood.
3. CONSERVE water. Be careful when washing your car or watering your lawn.
4.REDUCE household pollutants. Cut down and properly dispose of herbicides, peticides and cleaning products.
5.REDUCE waste. Dispose of trash properly. Where possible, recycle, re-use, and compost.
6.REDUCE automobile pollution. Use fuel efficient vehicles or carpol. Recycle moter oil and repair oil and air conditioning leaks.
7.PROTECT ocean wildlife. Don't dispose of fishing lines, nets, or plastic items in or near the water.
8.BE CONSIDERATE of sealife habitats. Don't bother sea birds, mammals, and turles or their nesting grounds. Support marine protected areas.
9.GET INVOLVED. Take part in a beach cleanup or other ocean-related activities.
10.CARE! PASS ON YOUR KNOWLEDGE!
"It doesn't take a genius to keep our planet clean." - Ryan Turner
One half of the U.S. population lives in the coastal zone.
One in every six jobs is marine-related.
One third of the U.S. Gross National Product is produced in the coastal zone.
"Ten Things" and "Facts" from a presentation by Dr. Mark Hixon about the International Year of the Ocean, STILL relevant today!
WELCOME TO CHATEAU DU MER BEACH RESORT
If this is your first time in my site, welcome! Chateau Du Mer is a beach resort with a beach house and conference Hall. The beach house could now accommodate 10 guests, six in the main floor and four in the first floor( air conditioned room). In addition, you can now reserve your vacation dates ahead and pay the rental fees via PayPal. I hope to see you soon in Marinduque- Home of the Morions and Heart of the Philippines. The photo above was taken during our first Garden Wedding ceremony at The Chateau Du Mer Gardens. You can now read the national and international news in this blog at the right side bar. I have also posted my favorite Filipino and American dishes and recipes in this site. Some of the photos and videos on this site, I do not own, but I have no intention on the infringement of your copyrights!