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17th Annual Ocean and Coastal Photo Contest Winners

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The power of a breaching whale, the luminous mystery of Morro Bay at sunset, memorable family moments at the beach and startling seafloor surprises—all are captured by photographers in the 17th Annual Ocean and Coastal Amateur Photography Contest. Discover images

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Ocean and Coastal Photo Contest Winners

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The power of a breaching whale, the luminous mystery of Morro Bay at sunrise, the quiet drama of a surfing memorial and a startling seafloor surprise—all are captured by photographers in the 16th Annual Ocean and Coastal Amateur Photography Contest.

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Ocean and Coastal Photo Contest Winners

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Spy on a shy spotted octopus. Gaze at a traveling sea nettle jelly. Gasp at the sunrise hitting the Golden Gate Bridge. The 15th Annual Ocean and Coastal Amateur Photography Contest provides an array of images capturing our ocean and

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Life's A Beach!

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We’re celebrating our 100th Thank You Ocean Report podcast in style–beach style! It’s summer, and more people enjoy the beaches than any other time. California’s beaches offer a variety of experiences, from quiet coves to broad expanse of sand to

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California Ocean and Coastal Amateur Photography Contest: Seeing our Watery World Through a Lens

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Over 1,400 photos were submitted to the 13th Annual California Ocean and Coastal Amateur Photography Contest, sponsored by the Thank You Ocean campaign, the California Coastal Commission, and Fairmont Hotels and Resorts of California! Brian Friedman, the Judges’ First Place Winner,

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Engaging the Public, Protecting the Coast, and Capturing the Moment

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The California Coastal Commission Public Education Program engages the public in coastal protection and restoration activities and increases the public’s understanding about California’s marine resources. Sylvie Lee, Public Education Program Coordinator, tells us about the Coastal Commission’s many outreach programs

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