Goal #14: Life Below Water

Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and other marine resources.

myTurn.com is helping some of our customers dive deep into the mission of conserving our oceans and promoting sustainable marine practices. Here’s how our platform is making waves in this crucial endeavor:

  1. Supporting Sustainable Fishing: Overfishing is a significant threat to marine biodiversity. Fishing cooperatives using myTurn.com can share tools and equipment, ensuring that fishing practices are sustainable and that marine ecosystems are not overexploited. By facilitating the sharing of equipment, myTurn.com helps these cooperatives maintain a balance between their livelihoods and marine conservation.
  2. Empowering Ocean Restoration Initiatives: Ocean restoration groups play a vital role in rehabilitating marine ecosystems. With the help of myTurn.com, these groups can access and share essential equipment, enhancing their efforts to restore and protect marine habitats.
  3. Promoting Marine Awareness and Cleanup: In Norway, myTurn.com’s impact is palpable. By facilitating the sharing of scuba gear, more individuals can witness the mesmerizing beauty of marine life firsthand. This direct experience fosters a deeper appreciation for our oceans and motivates individuals to participate in marine conservation efforts. Additionally, this shared equipment enables community-driven initiatives to clean up plastic waste, directly combating one of the most pressing threats to marine life.
  4. Fostering a Culture of Conservation: By supporting groups and initiatives focused on marine conservation, myTurn.com is not just providing a platform; it’s fostering a global culture of marine conservation. Every shared piece of equipment and every cooperative using the platform amplifies the message of the importance of our oceans and the need to protect them.

Through shared resources and collective action, we can ensure that our oceans remain a thriving and vital part of our planet for generations to come.