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, declining fisheries and multiple impacts from climate change.

The Many Threats to the Ocean

Unfortunately, our ocean faces unprecedented threats from pollution, trash in our ocean, declining fisheries 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.

The Ocean Wants You…to join September 20th CA Coastal Cleanup!

What are you doing Saturday, September 20? You can make a difference and have fun at the same time by joining the California Coastal Cleanup. We talk with Eben Schwartz, marine debris program manager for the California Coastal Commission, who talks about how you can help, why it’s important, and what crazy items you might find. More »