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Here we offer a variety of articles written by ODA about our activities or issues of concern.

Sep 03 2015

Building Your Ocean Alliance!

ODA Volunteers happy to clean the oceanYou and ODA make a great team!

We have been busy on many fronts -- both active ocean work and alliance building onshore.

See what we've been up to...

Read more: Building Your Ocean Alliance!

Aug 26 2015

Los Angeles Harbor Cleanup

ODA Volunteer Crew before sailing on our marine debris removal expeditionFeast your eyes on these 14 hardy souls who worked diligently to clean the waters of  Los Angeles Harbor!

You will be surprised to learn how much marine wildlife calls this place home.

This ODA crew illustrates true commiment to taking care of the coastal waterway in order to make it clean and safe!

Read more: Los Angeles Harbor Cleanup

Aug 01 2015

Sunken Wreck Debris Haul-Out at Catalina Island

By Founder and President Kurt Lieber

Sunken vessel Godspeed's mast coming to the surfaceSunken vessels aren't always a good thing--the debris can cause a lot of damage to the ocean floor.

Come along for an great adventure as we pull hundreds of pounds of debris out of Lover's Cove, Catalina Island. A great team effort!

Read more: Sunken Wreck Debris Haul-Out at Catalina Island

Jul 28 2015

Four Sons Brewery Supports ODA

Four Sons Brewery supports Ocean Defenders AllianceEach month Four Sons Brewing in Huntington Beach, CA highlights a different local charity, and on all Thursdays during that month a portion of their sales goes directly to that charity! This month ODA is the fortunate recipient of their generosity.

Please be part of the summer fun and support clean oceans at the same time!

Date: Thursday, July 30th
Time: 4pm - 9pm
Where: 18421 Gothard St., Ste. 100 Huntington Beach, CA 92648

Read more: Four Sons Brewery Supports ODA

Jul 24 2015

Boudin SF Bakery Supports ODA

Flyer for ODA at Boudin Bakery smBoudin SF bakery in Huntington Beach is donating 20% of sales to ODA to help defend the oceans!

Please take a photo of the flyer or print it.

We hope to see you there, and appreciate your support of clean oceans and safe marine life!

Read more: Boudin SF Bakery Supports ODA

Jul 15 2015

Lobster Hoop Net Hoopla

ODA Volunteer Boat Crew in our RIB pulling in marine debrisAll systems were go on this overcast day!

Join us as revewal what we found...a different type of lobster trap.



Read more: Lobster Hoop Net Hoopla

Jun 03 2015

The Fulfilling Work of Removing Ghost Gear

ODA Dive & Boat Crew before departureOur crew loves saving lives!

Our crew loves cleaning the ocean!

Share our celebration on this very fruitful "work day...

Read more: The Fulfilling Work of Removing Ghost Gear

May 04 2015

NBC News Features ODA

Did you see the feature about ODA on the NBC News this week (on May 3rd or 4th)?

nbc news logoIf you did and want to see it again...OR...if you missed it, just click on the NBC logo to watch the 3-minute video!

Read more: NBC News Features ODA

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