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Bodhi Supports Finding Solutions To Plastic Pollution

Bodhi donates to 5 Gyres

Here at Bodhi, we know that there are many foundations and companies that create “awakening experiences” for people. Encouraging others to become awakened into a new realm — one in which people care for their environment and the wellbeing of others — is a lofty but important goal. For the past two years, Bodhi has…

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Varadero, The Heroic Reef

Ocean Guardian Opportunity Varadero

“Show me a hero, and I will write you a tragedy” – F. Scott Fitzgerald The Earth is undergoing a period of accelerated human impact, the scale of which threatens the life-supporting systems of the biosphere. Extinction rates now exceed background rates by up to 1000 times. Tropical coastal areas are particularly vulnerable to excessive…

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10 Ways to Reduce Your Plastic Footprint While on Vacation

Pristine beach in Costa Rica

As we globally celebrate World Ocean’s Day this week, you may be looking for a plastic-free, eco-friendly mantra to live by and a place to practice it. Here’s a mantra for you: pura vida. It means “pure life” in Spanish. And if you really want to learn what it means and how to live it,…

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The Differences Between Chemical and Mineral Sunscreens

Protect your skin in Costa RIca

Not all sunscreens are created equal. Lots of sunscreens today are made with harmful ingredients. Some of these may have negative effects on those that use them or cause damage to our environment. The best sunscreen decision you need to make But over the past few years, a new attitude toward sunscreen protection has developed.…

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The Bodhi Wave Documentary Production Begins!

Hannah Walsh and Jazeen Hollings

The Bodhi Wave documentary film crew members, Jazeen Hollings and Hannah Walsh, arrived to Bahia Ballena at the beginning of December and launched right into production tasks: getting to know the area and Bodhi Surf’s service, scoping out potential film sites, attempting to shepherd all the Bodhi owners into one place for a meeting, meeting…

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Global Water Stewardship: International Solutions to Global Issues

GWS in Dominicalito, Costa Rica

As any dedicated wastewater treatment engineer does when traveling, Global Water Stewardship (GWS) founder Mohammed Haque asked, “So what do you do with your wastewater here?” on his first visit to Costa Rica in 2013. The answer was sobering, particularly in light of the abundant natural beauty and environmental diversity for which Costa Rica is…

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CREST: On a Journey to Transform the Way the World Travels

Center for Responsible Travel logo

The Center for Responsible Travel (CREST) has been both inspiring us and supporting us for many years now. For their work in the tourism industry, and having to do with coastal tourism in particular, makes them undoubted Ocean Guardians. We want to thank them for all they do to drive our industry forward, and for their unwavering support of…

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