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Retail Conservation

Be Inspired.  Make a Difference.  Shop with Purpose.

Dolphin Quest is committed to protecting our planet which is why we offer a variety of environmentally-conscious products in our gift shops.

There are a variety of icons located in our gift shop placed next to specific retail items indicating that the purchase of that item supports a specific conservation purpose.

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Reusable Item

More than eight million tons of plastics enter our ocean each year, so we need to reduce our plastic use, especially plastic items that have a single use.

Retail examples:

  • Reusable Dolphin Quest tumblers
  • Reusable Dolphin Quest coffee mugs

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Recycled Material

Purchasing items that are made of recycled materials creates less trash, saves natural resources, reduces air and water pollution, and helps keep our ocean clean.

Retail examples:

  • Books, toys, and frames made from recycled materials
  • Retail bags made of recycled material

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Locally Sourced

Buying merchandise that is produced locally reduces the environmental impact of these items by decreasing the amount of transportation, habitat loss, and pollution.

Retail examples:

  • Frames mats, accessories, plush, and flutes from Hawaii
  • Jewelry, bowls, and figurines from Bermuda

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Ocean Education

The more we learn the more we understand, and the more we understand the more we care, so learning more about our ocean and all marine life makes a huge difference.

Retail examples:

  • Variety of books on dolphins
  • Variety of books on turtles, fish, nature, and the ocean

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Ocean Safe

Using products that do not contain toxic chemicals and are safe for our ocean, corals, and other marine life is essential to their protection.

Retail examples:

  • Ocean-safe sunscreen that does not contain oxybenzones
  • Toys made of wood

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Support a Cause

A portion of the proceeds from this purchase supports a cause to help improve the lives of animals and clean up our environment.

Retail examples:

  • Seeded postcards that support bee colonization
  • Figurines and scarves that support Georgia Sea Turtle Center and endangered species

 

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