Friday, January 11, 2008

Do sea turtles prefer organic tequila?

Can sexy ads help conserve sea turtles?

These and other questions will be answered at the 2008 Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation in LORETO, Baja California Sur, Mexico starting January 19.

Unique features of the conference will include some sustainability milestones, based on the LIVBLUE philosophy

“Live like you love the ocean…” It’s a simple philosophy, but challenging to execute at an international conference with 1,000 participants. Symposium attendees are taking on the LIVBLUE Challenge, an initiative to minimize the ecological impact of the event. Tactics include camping and home stays, using public transportation or walking, reducing waste, and sustainable organic/local eating choices. Even energy will be sustainably produced with a solar trailer for recharging attendees’ laptops, cell phones and flashlights! LIVBLUE Awards will be given to travelers with the lowest carbon footprint, greatest distance traveled in an eco-friendly manner and most novel methods of footprint reduction. Expect some wild stories from conservation scientists who can “walk the talk”!

Go here for more on LIVBLUE. can sample the special limited edition Sea Turtle organic tequila, from 4 Copas Tequila. I'm sure it'll be the first choice of discerning sea turtles everywhere, once word gets out.

1 comment: said...

not sure about the turtles, but 1000 sea turtlers from 70 countries made it clear that their preference is for organic!

GREAT CONFERENCE! Thanks to everyone who made it the revolutionary and paradigm shifting event that it was...I don't think we'll be going back to the "old model"!