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Thank You Ocean

The Ocean Takes Care of Us, Let’s Return the Favor …

California’s Thank You Ocean Campaign is a nonprofit partnership supported by the State of California, the NOAA Office of National Marine Sanctuaries and the Ocean Communicators Alliance. The campaign mission is to raise awareness of the benefits the ocean provides to us and to identify ways each of us can help protect the ocean in our everyday lives.

The campaign features a 2 public service announcements, one produced by world-renowned cinematographer, Bob Talbot, and the other featuring actor and activist Edward James Olmos in both English and Spanish. The campaign also has print advertisements, a bi-weekly podcast series featuring scientists and leaders in ocean policy, and Web site www.thankyouocean.org. The campaign is focused on educating the public about the importance of sustaining ocean life and inspiring Californians to practice ocean stewardship to alleviate four major threats to the ocean:

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