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Hands Across the Sand

PHOTOS: Locals Join Hands To Protest Off-Shore Drilling

Posted 05.19.2013 | Miami

On Saturday, weekend beach-goers and environmental activists joined hands along Miami Beach to take a stand against the U.S. dependence on oil and to ...

LOOK: 10 Challenges Facing South Florida's Environment

The Huffington Post | Christiana Lilly | Posted 08.02.2012 | Miami

On Saturday, people around the world will literally be joining hands in a sign of solidarity to protect the planet's oceans. "Hands Across The Sand...

The Public is Ready for Clean Energy Legislation, Is the Senate?

Josh Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Josh Nelson

Jonathan Cohn, writing at his new must-read blog, has a fascinating piece on the policy implications of the ongoing oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. ...

Message Received

Carl Pope | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Carl Pope

Today, the Sierra Club planted 10,000 flags on the National Mall, a representation of the tens of thousands of "virtual" flags that our online supporters have planted in the cause of moving Beyond Oil.

Images in the Sand Connect Our Global Community

Linda Milazzo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Linda Milazzo

We who are selfish, who sacrifice our planet to fulfill desires not related to sustainment, are earth-perps. Every drowned polar bear incriminates us. Every oil-asphyxiated dolphin, pelican and turtle inculpates us.

Oil Spill Activism: A Hole in the Bottom of the Sea

Brenda Peterson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brenda Peterson

For those of us who live by water, we should get involved in protecting our own shores from increased offshore drilling and future oil spills.

Hands Across the Sand Movement Makes a Bold Visual Statement Against Offshore Drilling

Zach Weisberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Zach Weisberg

Hands Across the Sand mobilized beachgoers in 860 different locations worldwide to make a bold, yet peaceful visual statement in protest of careless offshore drilling

Thousands Seize The Moment, Join Hands To Move Beyond Oil

Courtney Hight | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Courtney Hight

Thousands met up this Saturday to join hands against offshore drilling. Senators and President Obama, the choices are quite clear: the people or the polluters? Who will you choose?

Join The Protests Against Offshore Drilling With 'Hands Across The Sand'

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

As oil continues to flood into the Gulf of Mexico, we are reminded more than ever of the perilous consequences of offshore drilling and the pressing n...

'Hands Across The Sand' Acts Against Offshore Drilling With Global Demonstration

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

As we've previously reported on HuffPost Impact, a global activist campaign called "Hands Across The Sand" hopes to encourage people around the world ...

Activists Organize Peaceful Gatherings to Oppose Offshore Drilling

Stefanie Sekich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Stefanie Sekich

On Saturday June 26th, people from around the world will join hands for 15 minutes at local beaches to say no to offshore oil drilling and yes to clean energy.

Obama, Actions Speak Louder Than Words

Courtney Hight | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Courtney Hight

When I sat down with my friends to watch President Obama's speech last night, I started feeling something I had not quite felt since the early days of the campaign back in New Hampshire -- hope.

President Obama, Stand With Millennials Against Big Oil Handouts

Whit Jones | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Whit Jones

In state capitals and Washington, D.C., we'll join "Hands Across the Sand" to demand an investment in a clean energy economy that can move us beyond oil in the next 20 years.