Beneath the Waves for World Oceans Day 2013


June 8 is World Oceans Day, and hundreds of aquariums, zoos, museums and conservation organizations, including the new Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Exploration Center, are joining others around the world in fun, inspirational and educational events.

anngibbs.jpg We talk to Ann Gibbs, Beneath the Waves Festival Director and geologist with the Coastal and Marine Geology Program of the US Geological Survey in Santa Cruz,

lisauttal.jpg and Lisa Uttal, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Exploration Center Director. Austin Gallagher, producer "Coastguards" and one of the original founders of the Beneath the Waves Film Festival, calls in to discuss his inspiration. See

laura-kasa.jpgLaura Kasa Executive Director at Save our Shores talks about the Beachkeepers program which is starting on World Oceans Day (

amandawest.jpgAmanda West plays songs from her album "The Way to the Water."  Amanda plays with an elegant union of inquisitive mind, open heart and old soul. West's all original songs explore topics from humanity's impact on the planet, to musings on women's role in society, intimate stories of love, and recipes for self empowerment and cultural evolution. You can see her live on Mon. June 10 at 7:30pm at Don Quixotes ( in Felton, CA. See

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