FEATURED STORY Do Sperm Whales Just Like to Hang Out? PROFILE Mehgan Heaney-Grier: Channeling Passion to Ignite Change by Lauryn MEMBERSHIP Hear the Call See how the Blue Ocean team has stirred the waters for the past 12 years and where we are headed now. BE A PART OF IT Interaction Punk-Rock Party Reptile is now Endangered ALERT Petitions Take the No Plastic Straw Pledge Ban the Trade in Shark Fins Stand with Reality See All Petitions How odd we call this planet Earth when it is so obviously ocean. Arthur C. Clarke My job is giving people hope. Jane Goodall, Scientist, Activist, Conservationist With every drop of water you drink, Sylvia Earle with every breath you take, you are connected to the sea. What if I really lived as if my voice mattered? Liz Cunningham The sea, once it casts its spell, Jacques Yves Cousteau holds one in its net of wonder forever. Wildness is not a luxury Edward Abbey by a necessity of the human spirit. I must be a mermaid. Anaïs Nin I have no fear of depths and a great fear of shallow living. One's destination is never a place Henry Miller but rather a new way of looking at things. One does not discover new lands André Gide without consenting to lose sight of the shore. Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Leonardo da Vinci Being willing is not enough; we must do. If opportunity doesn't knock, Milton Berle build a door. Do not follow where the path may lead. Ralph Waldo Emerson Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. Because there's nothing more beautiful than Sarah Kay the way the ocean refuses to stop kissing the shoreline, no matter how many times it's sent away. When we go back to the sea John F. Kennedy we are going back from whence we came. Jimmy Buffett Mother Mother Ocean, I have heard your call.