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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HAB you heard the good news?
Cleaning up coastal water, in particular reducing toxic algae blooms and dead zones, has been a priority of Ocean Champions for a long time. Toxic blooms and dead zones kill fish, marine mammals and birds, destroy habitat, make people sick and cost the U.S. tens of millions of dollars each year. Thanks to the leadership of key ocean champions and friends on Capitol Hill, the Harmful Algal Bloom (HABs) bill has passed the Senate! 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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Toxic Algal Blooms: Coming Soon to a Lake Near You
Imagine walking along the shore looking out at your favorite childhood lake. The discolored surface is covered in a thick slime. The smell stings your nose, something between rotting fish and a sewer. You might start coughing, wheezing and feeling short of breath. This is a harmful algal bloom. If you haven’t already experienced one, [...]
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Ocean Champions is the only ocean group that helps elect the Members of Congress who fight for our oceans.