Here we offer a variety of articles written by ODA about our activities or issues of concern.
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...
Hawai’i waters will be a lot more safe for marine life now that ODA-Hawai'i is on the scene!
We had a great first outing...
The Orange County TV show Orange Slices featured Ocean Defenders Alliance (ODA) on August 10th.
This show “showcases the people, places, and things that make Orange County a great place to live.”
It's a wonderful video piece on ODA -- check it out! :)
We are so thankful for all of our hard-working Boat & Dive Crew!
Here you can see Diver Kim Cardenas locating an abanoned net. We are heading back soon to get it.
In the meantime, we removed other large and menacing items...
Whales off the coast of Southern California need our help!
They are swimming through a gaunlet of fishing lines and ghost gear.
Please join our "EYES ON THE WATER" effort! Come out on our boat and help us look for entangled whales. No skills needed other than that you love whales and want to help them!
Several huge traps are no longer menacing the ocean wildlife of Anacapa Island!
Our crew had a huge haul, and we want to share the adventure with you.
We can't help but share with you a quote by Margaret Meade right now: "Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has."
Yes, indeed, a small group of ocean defenders made a difference for the wildlife and waters at the wetlands of Bolsa Chica. See what they did!!
ODA and the whales we work to defend got a few minutes on the news the other night!
We want as many people as possible to understand the problem lobster traps are causing whales on the coast of California.
Watch the two-minute piece!