Hands Across the Sand is now international. The image is powerful, the message is simple. NO to Offshore Oil Drilling, YES to Clean Energy.

Join the Surfrider Foundation THIS SATURDAY, June 26 at 11 a.m. PLEASE WEAR BLACK.

Join hands for 15 minutes on the beach in a united effort against offshore oil drilling and the dangers it presents to our oceans and marine wildlife, fishing industries and coastal economies.

There are 819 total events organized.

There are 730 events organized in the U.S.

There are events organized in 509 different U.S. cities.

There are events organized in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. (52)

There are events organized in 32 countries outside the U.S.

There are events organized in 82 cities outside the U.S.

The following countries are participating:
Australia, Bangladesh, Brazil, Belize, Canada, Costa Rica, Germany, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Spain, France, United Kingdom, Greenland, Croatia, Ireland, India, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Lebanon, Mexico, Malaysia, Nicaragua, Netherlands, Norway, New Zealand, Panama, Peru, Poland, Sweden, Tanzania, South Africa,

With the mishap of BP’s Deepwater Horizon oil spill this event will be more timely than ever and likely to double or triple the 300+ number of people that gathered before. Hands Across The Sand‘s mission is to change our energy policy away from its dependence on fossil fuels and into the light of clean energy. The aim is to convince our leaders to abandon expanded offshore oil drilling and adopt policies that encourage clean and renewable energy sources.