Tag Archives | Sustainability

Ideas for a Sustainable Holiday Season

With Christmas just around the corner, I am reminded how difficult it can be to remain unaffected by the frenzy that surrounds the holiday season. While I now live in Costa Rica where it just doesn’t feel right to celebrate the holidays (it feels weird to get a pine Christmas tree here in the tropics and drink hot […]

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Broken surfboard Bocas del Toro, Panama

How I’m an Ocean Guardian: If It’s Broke, Fix It!

An Ocean Guardian works with what he/she has, they fix things when they are broken, they make something out of nothing, they use their ingenuity to create something functional. That is an important part of what being an Ocean Guardian means to me – reducing unnecessary consumption by reusing and repurposing what you already have […]

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California boys in the 1990s surfing

A Life Around the Ocean: Why I’m an Ocean Guardian

Discovering the big blue At the mere age of 6, I discovered my interest in Mother Ocean while riding the white wash waves of the Silver Strand on Coronado Island in San Diego atop a Morey boogie board. From then until I was 12, I rode my boogie board on my knees with fierce passion, […]

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Visualizing Individual Marine Impact with the Great Pacific Garbage Patch

With 71% of the world’s surface covered by water, it can be hard to visualize the impact of our individual actions on the wildlife within. The cumulative scope can be understood in a small way, though, by one area of tremendous impact: The Great Pacific Garbage Patch. Located in the Northern Pacific Ocean, this massive […]

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Bodhi Surf School Lodging

2014 My Ocean Guardian Journey Contest

The My Ocean Guardian Journey Contest is your chance to showcase what you are already doing for the ocean and environment, or share a new and original idea. Many good ideas, such as using reusable bottles and cups for beverages or bringing cloth bags to the grocery store are becoming very widespread, and this is […]

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Surf and yoga in Costa Rica

What is the Ocean Guardian Journey?

Bodhi Surf School’s Ocean Guardian Journey is the title for our corporate social and environmental responsibility initiatives, an area in which we are constantly learning, growing, and developing. We have the utmost respect for the ocean, for nature, and our environment, and we strive to give back to these beings without which we would not exist! Getting […]

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