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, risks to marine life and multiple impacts from climate change.

The Many Threats to the Ocean

Unfortunately, our ocean faces unprecedented threats from pollution, trash in our ocean, risks to marine life 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.

Cowabunga! Surf History!

Duke Kahanamoku, Gidget, Beach Boys, Dick Dale and the Endless Summer – how much do you know about surfing’s history? We talk with Jane Schmauss, Co-founder, California Surf Museum, about surfing’s roots in California, surfers’ connection to the ocean, and what you can do to share the ocean love! More »