Paddleboarding is a great way to see the world from a different perspective, including our waterways. It’s also an excellent way to get exercise and enjoy the great outdoors. Sadly, it does have a hidden impact on wildlife that most people don’t realise. If you’re planning to go paddleboarding, there are some things you should know about the environmental impact this sport can have on animals.Here are some ways that paddleboarding can harm wildlife. Hopefully you’ll be able to make more informed decisions in the future.
I’ve been lucky enough to SUP some incredible places around the UK, so you’ll have to believe me when I say narrowing the list down to just 5 spots was incredibly tough!
“The Three Cliffs Paddle is one of the best paddleboarding locations that I've ever done, with a Castle overlooking the river, herrings and storks flying past you and as you reach the entrance to the sea you will be greeted by Three huge Cliffs there's also a lagoon to paddle around before making your way back.”
If you own an inflatable paddleboard, then you know all too well the importance of keeping it in good condition. Even if your board is only used a few times a year, there are still some things to be mindful of. Proper care will ensure that your board stays in great shape for years to come. Here are seven tips to keep your inflatable paddleboard in tip-top shape.
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All Sea lion board handles, leashes and board bag handles are made with Yulex rubber by replacing environmentally harmful synthetic neoprenes with Yulex; a FSC-certified, sustainably sourced and plant-based foam. The comparable CO2 emitted during the manufacturing process is reduced by 80%.
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OUR BLOOM™ DECKPAD A performance foam made from algae biomass Bloom™ transform green water into clean water to make performance foams whilst returning habitats to their natural glory. First to market Algae (that ew green sludge on top of a pond) is the fastest growing plant on Earth, making it an incredible renewable resource. Whilst Algae cleans the air and water by absorbing CO2, nitrogen and phosphorus, it also blooms uncontrollably due to these ingredients; effecting plants, animal and human life and hugely impacting fresh water eco systems.
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Although seagrasses only cover 0.1% of the ocean, they sequester 10% of the total carbon in the ocean - an incredibly efficient store of organic carbon. Coastal seagrass beds store up to 83,000 metric tons of carbon per square kilometre – that’s over double a typical terrestrial forest!
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