Be an Ocean Hero This Summer

Summer is the season to celebrate the oceans' beauty and bounty. This summer, do more than just celebrate. Be an ocean hero.

Being an ocean hero is easy – just pledge to recycle, clean up or eat sustainable seafood this summer.

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Oceana is the largest international organization devoted to protecting the world’s oceans. Join us this summer in celebrating and defending our water planet!

Thank you for pledging to be an ocean hero by cleaning your local waterways this summer! Check your email for more details and be sure to try the steps below:

  1. Go ahead, brag about it—post the pledge on and share it on .
  2. Use Instagram on your iPhone to show off how you’re cleaning your local waterways. Make sure to tag your photos #ocean and check the Instagram bar at oceana.org/heroes to see what other ocean heroes are up to this summer.
  3. Want to stay cool this summer while you’re cleaning up? Check out Nautica’s World Oceans Day t-shirt, made from 100 percent organic cotton. The proceeds will benefit our work to protect and restore the world’s oceans.

Want to know more about some of our favorite ocean heroes? Learn about the past finalists and winners of our annual Ocean Hero Awards and check out our blog, The Beacon, for even more about these inspiring ocean activists.