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Raina Mermaid
Official account of Halifax Mermaid, author of the "Fishy Business" books, film/tv, performer & speaker. tweets my own, advocate for kids and the environment.
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Raina Mermaid 6h
Bucket list checked. Met and heard her speak in person at
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Hector the Blue Shark 7h
TV people make me a bit nervous, but the folks seem super friendly. Nancy is like an expert on NS Coastal stuff - which is cool, cause we live Off. Your. Coast!
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Raina Mermaid 7h
"we have to make peace with nature. Everyone can do it and must do it"
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"People need to know before they really care. If you knew deep see creatures like I know them, you'd say, what are we doing?!". .. "why can't we know?"
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"the biggest problem, all things considered is ignorance." .. "what's holding us back? Don't you wanna see who lives in the ocean and not just on your plate?" at
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Raina Mermaid 7h
"we have to get a lot smarter. The kids are going to hold us accountable for not using our knowledge."
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Raina Mermaid 7h
"your choices makes a difference... Especially times 7 billion" .. "you look at the kids... Who still have that sense of wonder... Because it matters... To alter this little blue miracle"
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"protect this like our lives depend on it because they do" at
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Raina Mermaid 7h
"It DOES matter for us to give nature a break... " speaking to protective parks at "is 10% by 2020 enough??"
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Raina Mermaid 7h
"we can't rely on wildlife to feed 7 billion people"
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Raina Mermaid 7h
"nature DOES need us as never before... We are going to consume ourselves out of business"
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"There is a cost." .. "we've been drawing down the assets, consuming nature... To Foster our prosperity. There has to be an end point." "We are consuming the 'world bank'"
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Raina Mermaid 7h
"industrial fishing isn't the same as sustenance fishing". "only 3% of our oceans are protected"
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Raina Mermaid 7h
"We need to know what is happening in our oceans." at
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Raina Mermaid 7h
"The biggest thing we extract from the ocean is our existence." Dr. at
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Raina Mermaid 8h
Today is the day!!! woooo
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Back to the Sea Sep 19
The G7 meetings are in town and Back to the Sea will have some portable touch tanks at the Argyle Street celebration tomorrow night from 5 to 9pm. Come by and say hi to Sylvia the sea star which we named after !
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Raina Mermaid 18h
Now I need to crash so I can go work the biggest gig of my careeeeer
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Raina Mermaid 18h
I was excited to hear we sold out again!
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