March 5, 2021

Activists slam Royal Caribbean’s $200 million expansion at CocoCay

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By Kaitlynn Keller From Observer Families on the hunt for a picture-perfect vacation might be thrilled about Royal Caribbean’s extensive renovation plans for the CocoCay island—but local environmentalists are not. For three decades, the cruise line’s private island in the Bahamas has offered white sand, blue water and an endless sea of reclining beach chairs […]

Great white shark leaps into tiny boat, fisherman treats it like NBD

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BY KEITH WAGSTAFF From Mashable Welp, I’m never fishing again. Terry Selwood was hoping to catch some snapper off the coast of Evans Head in Australia when a great white shark leapt out of the sea and into his boat. “I caught a blur of something coming over the boat … and the pectoral fin […]

How to be a kinder human in the new year

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BY CHLOE BRYAN From Mashable For many of us, 2017 is going to be rough. Getting through it will require peak kindness. If you’re looking to treat others better in 2017 (uh, we hope that is the case), start with a few simple changes. Bonus: This is a New Year’s resolution that does not include […]

Heading to zero landfill: Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd’s new Sustainability Report highlights 10-year save the waves goals

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Improvements in emissions and waste handling underscore company’s commitment to sustainability NEWS PROVIDED BY Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. Dec 19, 2016, 09:00 ET MIAMI, Dec. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.’s (NYSE: RCL) latest Sustainability Report, released today, documents the Company’s commitment to environmental stewardship and showcases improved efficiencies across its fleet. For RCL, […]

Giant pandas are no longer ‘endangered,’ but eastern gorillas face extinction

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BY MARIA GALLUCCI From Mashable Giant pandas, break out your best bamboo. You’re no longer considered an endangered species. The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) on Sunday moved the black-eared, white-faced bears from “endangered” to “vulnerable” on its Red List of Threatened Species. But eastern gorillas, the world’s largest living primate, have little […]

Royal Caribbean partners with World Wildlife Fund to save our oceans

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By Ben Squires From Over60 Royal Caribbean Cruises has made a serious pledge with the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) to reduce its environmental footprint and raise awareness about ocean conservation. The cruise line behind iconic cruise ships like Quantum of the Seas, Anthem of the Seas and Oasis of the Seas is making the very serious […]

Managing our most important resource: The Caribbean Sea

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By Shereen Ali from T&T guardian The Caribbean Sea is in fact a single large marine ecosystem, but we’re not managing it well. A World Wildlife Fund report released April this year conservatively valued world ocean assets at US$24 trillion—with an extra US$2.5 trillion a year from the goods and services we get from coastal […]

WWF spotlights the tech that is conserving the planet

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By Lyndsey Gilpin From TechRepublic Jon Hoekstra, chief scientist of WWF, discussed how new technologies are playing a central role in global conservation efforts at SXSWEco on Wednesday. Can technology save the planet? According to Jon Hoekstra, chief scientist for the World Wildlife Fund, the answer is yes. At SXSWEco on Wednesday, October 8, Hoekstra […]