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Why Shop Friend of the Sea (FOS) Certified

The ocean’s health is directly tied to human health. Learn what “certified sustainable” means to you as a customer, and why you should look for the FOS logo when shopping for products sourced from the sea.

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Mentor a Young Person and Change Someone’s Life for the Better

January is National Mentoring Month, and a good time to reassess how we all spend our most valuable resource—time. Spending time with a young person—also known as mentoring—can positively influence a person’s future, and even change the course of a life.

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Fighting Hunger in America: A Year-Round Battle

Food is a basic human necessity, and one that many of us take for granted. But the sad reality is that far too many people in America (and globally) go hungry, and putting enough food on the table to feed their kids is a daily struggle for many families. The holidays are a great time to get in the habit of helping others—and for remembering that help is needed year-round to feed those among us who just don’t have enough.

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Why business transparency should be the first item on your shopping list

Most of us care deeply about what goes into the supplements we buy. But how much do we know about the companies that make and sell these products? Here’s how to support your values and your well-being by becoming a more conscious consumer.

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Ocean Health: Lessons in Personal Impact

It’s true—plastics pollution in our oceans is a huge concern, affecting the health of our entire marine ecosystem as well as our collective health as humans. That fact alone can seem pretty overwhelming, until you consider the simple fix: Stop using disposable plastics.

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Dear Cosmo: Why You Really Should Take Your Fish Oil

When Cosmopolitan magazine published a story advising their readers to skip their omega-3 supplements, we felt we should share what we know about fish oil and its well-established safety and health benefits.

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Refuse, Reduce, Reuse: 10 Things We Can All Do to Clean Up Our Oceans

Ocean "smog" created from the disposable plastics we all throw away has become a huge concern. Right now, there are some 270,000 tons of trash swirling around the world's oceans in giant, tangled heaps.

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