Sharing a personal view of the 1969 Santa Barbara Oil Spill, the birth of Earth Day, the founding of Environmental Sciences at UCSB, Environmental Law and decades leading the Solstice Parade on stilts

January 12, 2019

A huge thank you to Solutions News for featuring Marc McGinnes on their talk show!  In this episode, Rinaldo Brutoco speaks with Marc about “In Love with Earth”, a climate-related Exxon lawsuit, and the importance of maintaining hope as an environmental activist. Check...

January 12, 2019

A special thank you to Noozhawk online news for publishing the article “In Talk at Santa Barbara Maritime Museum, Marc McGinnes Explores 1969 Oil Blowout”. This article was written by Rita Serotkin and gives a brief overview of his career along with his experience with...

December 14, 2018

Former student Max Schultz has found a new way to share the message about response-ability to our environment, by creating a new comic book with a familiar character, "Master Reishi". He used the ecology flag that Marc likes to wave at Earth Day celebrations as his bel...

May 16, 2018

Don't miss the 2018 Environmental Defense Center's Green and Blue! Save the date: June 3, 2018, from 2 to 6 pm. EDC will hold our largest fundraiser of the year outside in the beautiful gardens of Rancho La Patera & Stow House in Goleta. More than 500 guests will enjoy...

May 30, 2017

After an intense process of recording, writing, editing, designing and revising, the first boxes of Rise Up: A Stilter's Adventures in Higher Consciousness have arrived. It's a sweet little book detailing how the act of getting up on stilts has revealed new perspective...

May 1, 2017

From nothing, everything is possible. 

Let's begin anew, for hope that works to care for this beautiful planet in loving stewardship. Thank you for your partnership.

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About Marc McGinnes

Marc McGinnes has been inspiring people about what could be possible for this bright blue marble, as an educator, lawyer and activist for over four decades. It's all about collaborative conversation. Join in.


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Earth Day Ambassadors are a community for the Earth and Earth Day, dedicated to generating projects and participation to create Earth Day 2020 as the most impactful ever, on the 50th Anniversary of the first Earth Day


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