President Obama Signs Legislation to
Combat Toxic Algal Blooms
President Obama signed legislation today to combat the serious problem of toxic algal blooms affecting our oceans, beaches, rivers and lakes.
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Trash Free Seas
As you know, marine debris (plastic and other garbage in our oceans) is a huge and growing problem. Marine debris is estimated to kill millions of seabirds and 100,000 marine mammals each year.
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We help elect members of congress who will fight to protect our oceans, and, we defeat candidates and members who don't. That, in essence, is what Ocean Champions is all about.
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Ocean Enemy #1 Goes Down; 50+ Ocean Champions Prevail
We set a goal of electing 50 or more champions in our continuing effort to build a pro-ocean Congress. With your support and help Ocean Champions endorsed 59 candidates—the most ever in a single election—and we achieved our goal! Read More >>
Become a Member of Ocean Champions
The ocean community may be the most passionate group in the entire environmental movement. That's a good thing, because we're also
probably the smallest.
Because we're small relative to the rest, every single person in the movement matters. Ocean activists can still win big, but only when we all fight together.
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Healthy and Thriving Oceans; an Issue We Can All Agree On
On the surface, Election Day was not a good day for the environment. The Republican leadership has stated clearly that they will use their new power – control of both chambers of Congress — to undermine hard fought environmental protections. We in the ocean conservation community will feel the effects from the change in leadership, [...]
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Ocean Champions is the only ocean group that helps elect the Members of Congress who fight for our oceans.