Gear Up with Rock The Ocean

Get ready to save the ocean in style! This week, Rock The Ocean launched our brand new apparel line just in time for warmer weather. We’ve got brand new men and women’s clothing, stylish hats, stickers, koozies and towels — so all of your summer swag needs are covered! As always, we want you to. Read More…

4 Things You Can Do TODAY to Reduce Ocean Pollution

Marine pollution is one of the biggest issues facing our world today. And one of our CORE ISSUES here at The Rock the Ocean Foundation where “We’re not trying to save the whole world… just ¾ of it.” Garbage islands and oil spills can seem overwhelming and out of the average person’s reach to actually. Read More…

3 REASONS WHALE SHARKS ARE YOUR NEW FAVORITE ANIMAL

Move over cats, whale sharks are about to take over the hearts of the world’s animal lovers! Here’s why… 1. The Baddest Name in the Sea The whale shark is basically the liger of the sea. It’s what happens when you mix the ocean’s two coolest creatures: whales and sharks (duh). Of course, technically whale. Read More…

WHAT WOULD SHARK WEEK LOOK LIKE WITHOUT SHARKS?

Shark Week on the Discovery Channel is beyond huge. Every summer for the past 28 years, fans have tuned in to watch hours of sharky shows ranging from educational to completely insane. Over 72 countries and over 30 million people watch it. It’s incredibly popular, and millions of people are stoked when it comes around. Read More…

RECYCLE & WIN AT THE CLEAN VIBES TRADING POST!

Rock The Ocean and Tortuga Music Festival teamed up with Clean Vibes last year and recycled over 40,000 pounds of waste through their Trash-For-Trade program. We’re doing it again this weekend! Here’s how it works:  1. Grab a blue bag from the Clean Vibes Trading Post in Conservation Village. 2. Collect cups, cans, and bottles from throughout the festival grounds and turn them in. Read More…

ROCK THE OCEAN ADVOCATES FOR CONSERVATION IN A BIG WAY

Last year, Rock The Ocean donated over $70,000 to Conservation Village partners. This year, we hope to donate even more! Rock The Ocean’s Tortuga Music Festival is just around the corner! The weekend of April 12-13 will see Rock The Ocean and over 20 non-profit partners converge on Ft. Lauderdale Beach for a weekend of. Read More…

COASTAL DEVELOPMENT’S HIGH PRICE

Developing our ocean’s coastlines may seem like a fool-proof way to improve the economy and pull in tourist dollars — but in the long-run, we’ll pay a higher price for destroying them. Coastal counties only account for 17% of the United States, but they are home to more than half of our nation’s population. With. Read More…

WE CAN’T ROCK THE OCEAN IF IT’S EMPTY

As the old saying goes, “there are plenty of fish in the sea.” Turns out, there even fewer fish than we thought, and their numbers are rapidly declining. We all know that overfishing is a huge issue, but few of us realize the true scale of devastation. Even fewer know how reversible it is. OCEAN2012. Read More…

MEET THE OCEAN’S MOST TERRIFYING PREDATOR — POLLUTION

When we think about the ocean’s most dangerous predators, we’re usually surprised to learn that it’s pollution: the ocean’s ecosystem is at the mercy of plastic bags, bottles, and cigarette butts. Compelling images of trash-strewn coastlines and animals stuck in six-pack rings encourage us to clean up our act, but there are other predators lurking. Read More…