"However fragmented the world, however intense the national rivalries, it is an inexorable fact that we become more interdependent every day. I believe that national sovereignties will shrink in the face of universal interdependence. The sea, the great unifier, is man's only hope. Now, as never before, the old phrase has a literal meaning: We are all in the same boat." - Jacques Cousteau

Share with us...one ocean, one dream.


Fundraisers: Summer Solstice


Summer Solstice Beach Cleanup

The solstice of our favorite season is rapidly approaching and what better way is there to prepare for it's 2008 birth than by providing a clean coastline?

Please join in showing Mother Nature that we're ready for 3 months of West Coast perfection by cleaning up our local beaches and watching the sunset with brilliant beings.

Trash bags will be provided at the following locations from 6:30PM - 8:30PM on Friday, June 20th:
Redondo Beach: Avenue A; at the bottom of the ramp, on the sand
Hermosa Beach: 2nd Street; facing the ocean, on the left side of the bathrooms, on the sand
Manhattan Beach: 26th Street; west side of the strand, on the sand

As of now, the plan is to approach any and all local shops to ask for donation promises of up to $1 per bag filled. All proceeds will go to www.oceandetox.org in support of their collaboration with Dr. Marcus Eriksen & Joel Paschal on their 7 week raft trip to Hawaii. The raft was made out of 15,000 recycled bottles in an effort to "raise awareness about plastic debris fouling our oceans." If you would like to read more, check out http://junkraft.blogspot.com.

Redbull is helping to sponsor the event, so energy will be provided.

Hope to see as many of you there as possible. I know you're all extremely busy people, so if you can't make it, thank you for reading this and remember that as well as Summer Solstice, June 20th has also been designated International Surfing Day, so try to get out there and catch a wave or watch the sunset!

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