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Save the Ocean

It’s a change-making, ocean-loving water tribe here at Blue Ocean Network. We are deeply connected to the sea and that compels Our Members to take action and contribute, each in their own way, to save our oceans. While we can have some serious fun in this community, we believe in the power of individual action to protect our blue planet.

 

Get Involved Right Now

It’s easy. See our list of Ocean Alerts with links to petitions that you can read, sign and share on social media. Reviewing our Ocean Alerts keeps you abreast of the most immediate issues facing our ocean and the people and organizations that are addressing those issues.

 

Want to do More? Dive In!

There are several ways to engage in our ocean loving community.

  • STAY INFORMED  – Join Us to get weekly Ocean Updates delivered to your inbox.
  • GET INSPIRED – Learn from outstanding ocean leaders in our PEOPLE section.
  • COLLABORATE – Support the game-changing good works of our community Allies.
  • PARTICIPATE – Meet people just like you, online and at face-to-face Events and at our annual online Summit..
  • WRITE FOR US – What are you passionate about? Send us your ideas for articles. See our Editorial Guidelines here.
  • More to come so stay tuned!

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Join us and be a part of a growing tribe of Ocean People who are taking action in our own backyards.  True, some have very big backyards. But ino matter where you live, you can tap into the power of the tribe to help you create change for the better.

#MissionGoliath Save the Goliath Grouper

#MissionGoliath Save the Goliath Grouper

Mission Blue is rallying all ocean warriors to protect Florida's Goliath Grouper. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is considering allowing the harvest of Goliath Groupers. This could mean that 400 grouper would be killed over 4 years,...

#SaveTheWhales: Take Action on Seismic Airgun Blasting

#SaveTheWhales: Take Action on Seismic Airgun Blasting

Seismic airgun blasting is used to detect oil and gas deposits on the seafloor. Seismic airguns are towed behind ships, and blast every ten seconds, 24 hours a day, for days and weeks at a time. (photo - en.paperblog.com)     Blasts can be heard 2,500 Miles...

International Save The Vaquita Day

International Save The Vaquita Day

The critically, endangered Vaquita has been recognized by the international community by setting aside July 8, 2017 as the first and hopefully not last International Save the Vaquita Day. Considered to be the world's most endangered marine mammal with as few as 30...

Marine Arctic Peace Sanctuary Needs Your Help

Marine Arctic Peace Sanctuary Needs Your Help

  Parvati.org founder and CEO, Parvati Devi, and Executive Producer Rishi Deva are delighted to share that since the wonderful Blue Ocean Summit last fall, many of our Blue Ocean Network tribe have joined in support of the Marine Arctic Peace Sanctuary (MAPS),...

Ban the Trade in Shark Fins

Ban the Trade in Shark Fins

Every year tens of millions of sharks are butchered solely for their fins. In many instances the fins are cut off while the shark is alive, it is then thrown back into the sea to drown. (photo - Sea Shepherd) This inhumane practice was well documented by Rob Stewart...

Former EPA Heads Speak Out Against Trump

Former EPA Heads Speak Out Against Trump

Four former directors of the U.S., EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) spoke out against the Trump administration’s environmental policies, especially his executive orders that have gutted progress made under previous administrations. Two of the administrators...

Support Scientists That Support MPAs

Support Scientists That Support MPAs

There is an on-going attack on science and there is an attack on the scientists that support science. Most recently we have seen the Trump Administration seek to roll back Obama's initiatives that created and expanded Marine Protected Areas or MPAs. While at the same...

Minke Whales Hunted: Mostly Pregnant Females!

Minke Whales Hunted: Mostly Pregnant Females!

A new documentary just aired on Norwegian Public Broadcasting reveals some alarming details regarding Norway’s hunting of Minke whales. The release of Slaget om kvalen (translated as "Battle of Agony") has sparked outrage within the conservation community.  ...

Microfiber Pollution from THE STORY OF STUFF

Microfiber Pollution from THE STORY OF STUFF

Just in is this Press Release from our good friend and ocean ally Stiv Wilson at the Story of Stuff Project. We have been reporting on Stiv's good work in getting plastic microbeads banned, and you can read about his 2015 Blue Ocean Summit interview. Now Stiv is using...

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