Here we offer a variety of articles written by ODA about our activities or issues of concern.
In our case, in Southern Cal, our coastlines have been blanketed with trash--a lot of it plastic--that was washed towards the ocean by the torrential rains.
Check out our awesome Coastal Cleanup Crew and their "catch of the day"!
The last thing these animals need is plastic in their habitat!
See what our champion team accomplished this Sunday, and consider joining the fun next weekend!
When it rains it pours…garbage!
And that's when the ODA Crew gets to work.
There was--and still is--so much trash to remove from Huntington Beach Harbor. Please read about it and give us a hand!
We, in Southern California, are thankful for the recent rain, but now in the aftermath, we urgently need help in cleaning up the plastic and other trash that washed into Huntington Harbor!
Shout-out to our friend Jo Ruxton who just finished producing a new documentary called A Plastic Ocean. It's a sad but true story the whole world needs to hear.
We're pleased that one of the directors on our board--Bonnie Monteleone--is one of the scientists featured in the film. Go Bonnie!!
Two types of rare bass fish (giant and white) have a safer home after the dedicated ODA Boat & Dive Crew cleared away deadly debris from the fishes' (and sea lions!) habitat.
Come along off the coast of beautiful Newport Beach with us and see what we got!
Don't be crabby during the holidays!
Come join us on this recent journey and see the huge crab trabs we removed. Some ocean wildlife is resting a lot easier now that these threats have been removed from their ecosystem!
This huge, menacing abandoned squid net no longer plagues the waters of Newport Beach, CA!
Our fantastic Dive & Boat Crew worked like a well-oiled machine to find, retrieve, and remove this bad boy.
Check out our 50+ pictures!