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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Two Great Endorsements for Earth (Oceans) Day!
It may only be April in an off year, but the push to build a more pro-ocean Congress continues with two critical Senate special elections. On Earth Day (come on, the planet is nearly 70% ocean, let’s call it Ocean Day) we’re proud to endorse two great ocean champions, Senator Brian Schatz (D-HI), and Congressman (Senate candidate) Ed Markey (D-MA)... 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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The Story of Earth Day: Oceans, Activism and a Senator
Earth Day is one of our favorite holidays for many reasons. Not surprisingly the best reason is because celebrating the Earth is really about celebrating our oceans. Why? Because 70% of Earth, the blue planet, is covered in oceans. The ocean also drives weather, holds over 96% of the Earth’s water, and provides half of [...]
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Ocean Champions is the only ocean group that helps elect the Members of Congress who fight for our oceans.