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Ocean Hero of the Week: Justin Sather

Justin Sather of For the Love of Frogs with Shore Buddies Stephen Seagull

Ocean Hero of the Week: Justin Sather

Justin started selling toy frogs around the neighborhood. He recognized that incorporating science with art inspired others to listen. Through frog art and his own frog-themed shoes, his message quickly expanded from one neighbor to the next and increased through social media partnerships. As he raised awareness, he also raised thousands of dollars.

His first $2,000 was donated to Save the Frogs! non-profit. Justin’s passion for the wetlands grew and he set up local cleanups and donated hundreds of gloves. On his 8th birthday, he invited his friends to the Ballona Wetlands to pick invasive weeds and discuss the harms of plastic pollution.

Shore Buddies Ocean Hero of the Week: Orion Shearer

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Shore Buddies Ocean Hero of the Week: Orion Shearer

Hello again fellow ocean lovers! I’m Stephen Seagull and I’m back for more Ocean Hero of the Week news! This week I am so excited to introduce you to an incredible 9 year old boy who took matters into his own hands to help the ocean! He didn’t like all the plastic cans and bottles he saw in the environment and decided to take a stand!

Shore Buddies Ocean Hero of the Week: Ryan Hickman

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Shore Buddies Ocean Hero of the Week: Ryan Hickman

Welcome to Stephen’s Interview Corner! I’m Stephen Seagull and I’m back with our new Ocean Hero of the Week! This week, I’m very proud to introduce you all to the recycling hero himself, Ryan Hickman. I thought I liked to fly high and shoot for the stars, but this amazing young man is flying past me! He can’t walk past trash without picking it up and making an impact on the environment around him.

Stephen is so proud of 4th graders in Lawrence, KS

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Stephen is so proud of 4th graders in Lawrence, KS

Hello, Ocean Friends! Stephen Seagull here! Have you heard about the 4th graders that sparked a discussion about the merits and costs of banning single-use plastics in their city in Kansas?

How Shore Buddies Taught Me To Be More Sustainable

How Shore Buddies Taught Me To Be More Sustainable
 For the past seven months, I have learned a great deal about myself and the impact I have on my environment. Growing up in Florida...

Stephen cheers “Score one for Manchester United!”

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Stephen cheers “Score one for Manchester United!”

Hello Ocean Activists!

You may not have heard, but Adidas and Parley for the Oceans have partnered with a soccer club across the pond. This summer on their US tour, Manchester United F.C will...