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‘Making WAVES in Colorado’ brings Ocean Awareness to the Rockies

November 13, 2011 On Sunday, The Colorado Ocean Coalition celebrated their first anniversary with an impressive lineup of ocean luminaries in a groundbreaking day-long ocean symposium.  ‘Making Waves in Colorado’ focused on how the Rocky Mountains, the ocean and all of us are inseparably linked.  Dr. Earle made it clear, “Even if you never touch the ocean, the ocean touches you with every breath you take.” Until now, there has never been a unified voice for ocean protection in the Mountain States. The mission of the Colorado Ocean Coalition is to create a strong network made up of ocean enthusiasts. They are engaging scientists, activists, businesses and ocean supporters to address current threats to the ocean, which include overfishing, plastics pollution, ocean acidification, and a lack of marine protected areas. …
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California Legislature Supports Sharks

“This afternoon. September 6, 2011- the CA senate voted 25-8 to ban shark fin soup in California. Thanks to Wild Aid and many partners such as the Monterey Bay Aquarium, the Humane Society of the United States and Oceana… as well as all those who worked for this and contacted their Senators.” ~ Peter Knights…
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