OUR OCEAN IS UNDER ATTACK
From climate change to plastic pollution and wildlife disturbance to habitat degradation, a host of threats challenge the wellbeing of your Monterey Bay. At Save Our Shores, we work hard every day to protect and conserve our precious local marine environment and address those threats. We inform and educate the public, foster the next generation of ocean stewards, promote smarter marine environmental policies, and motivate and catalyze citizen action on a daily basis.
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IT ALL BEGAN 40 YEARS AGO…
We’re celebrating four incredible decades of protecting the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Watch this video and hear from one of our founders, Kim Tschantz, about the creation of Save Our Shores in 1978.
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SINISTER SIX PLASTIC MITIGATION CAMPAIGN
We’re taking on contact lenses, single-use toiletry bottles, coffee pods, balloons, microfibers, and single-use water bottles which are polluting the Monterey Bay and filling our local landfills.
HEALTHY HABITATS PILLAR
Help us welcome our newest team member: a Trident ROV Explorer! This ROV will help us monitor marine debris in the Bay. To learn more about our OpenExplorer project with National Geographic, check out our blog!
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Featured photos by Kim Steinhardt, Edward Garner, and Molly McCorkell