The ocean takes care of us. Let’s return the favor.

The ocean is a vital resource that provides food, water, commerce, recreation, medicine and even the air we breathe. Today, our ocean faces unprecedented threats from pollution, trash, risks to marine life and multiple impacts from climate change.

The Many Threats to the Ocean

Unfortunately, our ocean faces unprecedented threats from pollution, trash in our ocean, risks to marine life and multiple impacts from climate change.

You Can Make a Difference

The ocean needs our help and you can make a difference by committing to take action in your everyday life. Join us today in saying, “Thank You, Ocean!” Sign up for the Thank You Ocean e-news to receive the latest videos, news, and updates.

California King Tides: “Snap the Shore, See the Future”

What will happen to our coastline with sea level rise and how will it impact your community? You can help answer these questions through snapping photos during California’s “King Tides”–the highest tides of the year. We talk with Sara Aminzadeh, Executive Director of the California Coastkeeper Alliance, about California’s King Tides Project, where citizens can play a part in helping scientists and managers visualize the impacts of rising waters along our California Coast. King Tides dates this season are December 21st-23rd, January 19th-21st and February 17th-19th. More »