Volunteer of the Month: July 2016

July 7, 2016
IMG_9640_0_0.JPG As a Southern California beach cities native, Maddy Montague has always been captivated by the power and beauty of the ocean ...

Ocean Futures Society Members Give Back

July 1, 2016
Seb and Sam cert_1.jpg Seb and Sam are great role models for all children (and adults for that matter) who upon their inspiring story will hopefully empower the same in others to share their generosity ...

Environmental News June 15 to June 24, 2016

Quote for the week

“Earth provides enough to satisfy every man's needs, but not every man's greed.”
— Mahatma Gandhi

Environmental News May 26 to June 14, 2016

Quote for the week

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has.”
— Margaret Mead

Should You Buy An Aquarium Fish?

June 17, 2016
7100440227_2d3fb95831_m_0.jpg With the release of Disney’s animated adventure, Finding Dory, we want to discuss some important aspects of the aquarium trade and help everyone educate themselves before making a decision on whether or not an aquarium fish is the right choice for you ...

Statement on Banning Styrofoam in Hawaii In Support of Hawaii Bill 140

June 13, 2016
Underwater StyrofoamWhen our team first came to visit these ‘untouched’ places, we found them filled with man-made marine debris and garbage, including miles of Styrofoam pollution as far as our eyes could see ...

Why Do The Oceans Matter?

June 8, 2016
1237.jpg.800x600_q90_0.jpg 71% of Earth is Ocean ...

Jean-Michel Cousteau Dispatch - June 2016

June 8, 2016
004-005.4646_300_0.png Happy World Oceans Day! May this be the day we pause for a moment, take a few extra deep breaths and appreciate all that the ocean provides us on a daily basis no matter where we live on this water planet ...

The Future of Aquariums

June 7, 2016
JMC-And-Keiko_0.png I have waited a long time for the largest marine mammal entertainment park in the country to close its doors to breeding its orcas locked up in captivity ...

Fiji Emergency Fund Update

June 1, 2016
IMG_0313_0_0.jpg Following this catastrophe, the funds raised by OFS over the past three months have helped emergency relief and recovery assistance by bringing food, water, sanitation, shelter and health initiatives to the villages ...
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