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Plastic-Free July: A Challenge to End Plastic Pollution

If you’re looking to be more eco-friendly this summer, try out the Plastic-Free July challenge!  Mers love the sea, but it’s currently bogged down with garbage and plastic waste. This challenge is a great way to reduce plastic consumption and prevent more plastic from entering our waterways! Starting out The best part of the Plastic-Free July challenge is that you can start wherever you are. If you’ve recently had a desire to reduce how much plastic you use each day, Read More >>

July 1, 2020

Live Your Dreams with a Real-Life Mermaid Career

Being a mermaid isn’t just for kids. If you love the ocean and marine life, you can pursue your interests full-time with a mermaid career. Professional mermaiding isn’t the only option for merfolk! Everyone has unique talents and interests, and there are several career paths1 you can take without forsaking your love of all things mermaid and the ocean. Maritime Archaeologist As a marine archeologist, you’ll spend your time examining how ancient people interacted with the ocean and other bodies Read More >>

June 10, 2020

Living in Harmony with Nature for World Environment Day

Today is World Environment Day! Each year, this holiday raises awareness of a pressing environmental issue. This year’s theme is “Living in Harmony with Nature” and focuses on biodiversity loss. Merfolk have a close relationship to the environment and it’s creatures and don’t want to see their numbers dwindle. Thankfully, this holiday spreads awareness and teaches how you can help. A goal for 2050 Similar to the International Day for Biological Diversity, World Environment Day1 and the UN Environment Programme Read More >>

June 5, 2020

4Ocean: Cleaning the Ocean 1 Pound at a Time

Merfolk love the ocean and its beauty, but water clogged with trash taints that view. 4Ocean is a Florida-based company with a goal to keep our beaches and oceans beautiful. They provide sustainable products with the promise to collect one pound of plastic and garbage with every purchase. They’re leading a cause that can inspire the rest of the mer community to take action and protect our planet. Prevention starts with education This ocean-loving company knows that plastic pollution won’t Read More >>

June 3, 2020

Celebrate the International Day for Biological Diversity

May 22 is the International Day for Biological Diversity. It may sound like a mouthful, but it brings awareness to the declining number of species in the world. As you educate yourself, you’ll learn how you can make a difference. What is biodiversity loss? Biodiversity refers to the vast number of different species of plants and animals around the world. Biodiversity loss, meaning that the number of unique species is declining, has been happening for decades. There are several factors Read More >>

May 22, 2020

OceanHero: The Eco-Friendly Search Engine That’s Making Waves

People search the internet every day, and the OceanHero search engine makes every search matter.  We just celebrated Earth Day, but our efforts to protect the environment should be improving year-round. When you use this eco-friendly search engine, you can pull plastic from the ocean with every search. The plastic pollution problem Plastic pollution is a well-known problem, and little is being done to stop it. The world produces millions of tons of plastic every year, and 91 percent of Read More >>

April 28, 2020

5 Reasons Why YOU Should Be a Mermaid Ambassador

Fin Fun’s Mermaid Ambassador Program is now available to mermaids and mermen throughout the world! This program provides a whole new way for fin-fans to show off their favorite Fin Fun tails on social media, and it comes with some pretty great benefits too! Here are 5 reasons why we think you’ll love the new mermaid ambassador program. 1. Join a worldwide mermaid community The new ambassador program is now worldwide, which means you’ll have the opportunity to connect with Read More >>

April 15, 2020

How YouTuber Molly Burke Became Mermaid Sparkles

Molly Burke has always had a dream. A dream that some people said she would never achieve because she’s blind. All Molly wanted was to swim in a mermaid tail for even a moment. So Fin Fun and Mermaid Flower made that dream a reality with a mermaid class. Even the blind deserve to swim At the young age of four, Molly Burke’s life took a dark turn. She was diagnosed with a rare retinal disease called Retinitis Pigmentosa causing Read More >>

October 22, 2019

Mermaid University — 5 Reasons Why You Should Enroll

Did you know you can swim like a real mermaid through Fin Fun’s Mermaid University (Mermaid U) program?  Fin Fun wants all aspiring mermaids and mermen to live their dreams. That’s why we’ve developed a swimming program for mermaids in training just like YOU!   Mermaid U provides pool facilities with outlined lessons and work-out programs for swim classes around the world. Here are just a few benefits of joining a Mermaid U course: 1. Learn how to swim like a Read More >>

October 3, 2019

The Story Behind Anna’s Tail

On September 22, Anna Haskell completed a 12-hour mermaid swim in West Sussex, England. The event doubled as a new world record and a fundraiser for two Sussex-based charities—Arundel and Download Community Leisure Trust (ACT) and the Chestnut Tree House children’s hospice organization. The fundraiser proved successful as Anna raised £1,100, just £100 short of her goal! During the swim, 32 mermaids and mermen joined Anna in the pool and together they swam a total of 92 km (57.1 miles)—30km Read More >>

September 24, 2019

Anna’s World Record Attempt for Charity

In 2018, Anna Haskell began a one-of-a-kind mermaiding experience in Sussex, England. With the help of Fin Fun’s Mermaid University resources and her own creativity and experience, Anna has helped dreams come true for dozens of swimmers in a magical way as they swim in front of a beautiful Arundel Castle backdrop. This year, however, Anna has decided to take on a new challenge: swim for 12 consecutive hours in a mermaid tail. A world record attempt for charity While Read More >>

September 17, 2019