Christmas is just around the corner and i know that Ive already done a scientists top Christmas and a sustainable Christmas guide, however there are just so many cool things out there and i want them all. So here is my latest marine inspired Christmas list!
Tatty Devine red lobster necklace What girl could possibly be without a life size lobster necklace! Just £36
Want to look cool while supporting The Marine Conservation Society (MCS) UK? Then get your hands on these Mantaray T-Shirts from Debenhams even the BBC’s Great Barrier Reef’s Monty Halls is a fan! Debenhams bring out new designs each year so keep your eyes peeled! The only one i can see left ton their website is this funky blue mens shirt, but in store they may still have other designs.
Another company also supporting The Marine Conservation Society is Rapanui available at ASOS. Their great Save our Seas Whale Shark designs are sure to strike up some well needed conservation conversation! Available in many colours for both men and women! 50% of profits go to the MCS
You can also support the WWF with kids clothing with these great designs by Animal Tails! Perfect for young ocean lovers!
If sharks are more your thing, dive company Fourth Element do a great range of charity T-Shirts aimed at both raising awareness for sharks whilst raising funds in the process for the Shark Trust. I myself own several of these, a great gift!
Clothes are always a winner at christmas, check out these great ‘Gone Crabbing; T-shirts, i spotted someone wearing one in Indonesia and instantly fell in love! Available here at Gone Crabbing UK for just £17.99, also in kids sizes!
Love the Sea Tote Bags! The MSC also do a range of their own reusable shopping bags available on their website, not only do they look awesome, they are practical and for a good cause!
Recycled Wine Glasses! – Green Glass recycle wine bottles to make this awesome glassware perfect for entertaining guests. Check out the awesome fish designs.Just £7 a pair
Recycling Ocean Plastics for home cleaning! Detergent brand Method have gone all out using recycled plastics in their products. Not only are their bottles made from 100% recycled materials, now they are cleaning up the oceans, collecting ocean waste plastics from the Pacific and turning them in to usable products. So now you know what to get your mum, as well as using them in your own home!
For the home maker, the team at Gone Crabbing also have an awesome range of home wears, check out these great tea-towels and coasters!
Adopt-a-creature! Everyone loves an animal adoption, so for those who are difficult to buy for, why not make a charitable donation in their name and adopt a Shark/Turtle/Whale. There are several companies out there but my favorite is AdoptaShark.com the money raised from these adoptions go towards tagging sharks, aiding scientific research. You can also track your tagged shark as it roams our earths oceans!
Meet Calvin the Whale Shark (Rhincodon typus), a juvenile male just 18 feet long, a baby really. Since being tagged in 2009 he has traveled the coast of Mexico!
For those who want to go all out!
Fish tanks are so last year! Its all about Jelly Fish, Check out these awesome home Moon Jelly Fish Tanks by Jelly Fish Art! Just $285 and you have to live in the states Doh! Fingers crossed it becomes available across the ocean soon!