Here we offer a variety of articles written by ODA about our activities or issues of concern.
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!
Canadian Broadcast Company recently published an article sharing grim statistics about whale entanglements off their west coast.
We are seeing the same thing off the west coast of the US.
Please resolve with us to do everything we can, together, to stop this scourge of killer ghost gear! Read Captain Kurt's article to get informed.
This lovely lady is one of our crewmembers of the year!
Never one to shy away from hardwork, Lisa Davis, was part of this crew that removed a large amount of deadly ocean debris.
Come see what Lisa and the ocean conservation gang snagged!
Kool and the Gang’s lyrics say “celebrate good times” and for us at ODA, we have a lot of people to celebrate and be thankful for.
We’re sure glad we could gather with fellow ocean lovers to acknowledge the good work we’ve done together and commit to doing even more!
Check out the fun and pictures!
We don't want to see whales in this situation anymore!
That's why we work hard to remove ghost gear from our coastal waters.
Recently, Newport Coastal Adventure documented this humpback whale, entangled in fishing line...