-
x

Meet New Friends!

Recommended friends are based on your interests. Make sure they are up to date.

Friends ff8c072dd79a91c1300f032d674241a8d64367100ffb1f25fa3f9bec4a05319f
Kidzworld Logo

Celeb Causes - Ted Danson

"Where everybody knows your name, and they like to save the oceans?" No, that isn't the exact theme to the old TV fav Cheers but if one of the stars had his way it might have been. Actor Ted Danson, who played the bar-owner Sam Malone on Cheers is a huge ocean-lover. He is the co-founder of American Oceans Campaign (AOC), an organization devoted to safeguarding the vitality of the oceans and our coastal waters. While some celebs just throw their name along side a charity or cause, Ted Danson has thrown his whole self right into his cause and has even been known to chase senators into elevators trying to get them to listen.

Ted Danson has been successful as both an entertainer and environmentalist. He is now starring on the CBS hit Becker and his oceans work has earned him respect and a high profile in both environmental and political circles. His wife Mary Steenbergen is also an activist and is on the hit show Joan of Arcadia. So this summer, when you're surfing or swimming in the ocean without getting grossed out by sewage or dead fish think of Ted Danson.

Did you know swimming in a polluted ocean can cause nausea, skin rashes and diarrhea?

Check out the official Web site for www.americanoceans.org.

Related Stories:

  • Biomes of the World - Aquatic Biome
  • Scary Places Part 4 - Bermuda Triangle
  • More on Your Fave Celebrities and Stars
  • 0 Comments

    Related Stories

    Micro great white shark micro
    Our planet is filled with amazing animals and cool critters. Take the ocean. There are so many th...
    Ocean acidification is more proof that we humans have really screwed up when it comes to taking c...
    Ah… there’s nothing quite like sand, surf and sea. Whether you prefer playing in the mud or splas...
    Micro oceans micro
    Oceans cover 70% of the Earth's surface, but how much do you know about them? Do you know why it'...

    Entertainment In The Forums

    Fricky
    Fricky posted in TV Shows:
    I mean, I can't really talked as I've only finished two animes, but of the ones I've watched, Your Lie in April is my fav
    reply 1 day
    Fire667
    "Fire667" wrote: New riddle. "When I bleed I cease to be. When I give I also take away. When I die their will be no one left to cry. Who am I?"
    reply 2 days
    Fire667
    "DarkUnicorn" wrote: "Alex-superduper01" wrote: Your a prince in a room with 2 doors 1 door has a princess  The other has a dragon who kills you You want the princess   In frount of the doors are 2 guards 1 guard will only tell the truth  1 guard will only lie   Both guards know where the dragon and the princess are.  They both know that 1 says the truth and 1 lies   You can only ask ONE question to ONE guard then you have to pick a door.   What question do you ask? First, you figure out which is the liar without asking any questions. Say something like, "I'm assuming that you are a guard, but correct me if I am wrong." If they say they aren't a guard, they are a liar. If they say they are or don't say anything, they are the truthful guard. Then, you can proceed to ask them which door is the princess and which one is the dragon.  "I'm assuming you are a guard" this could still be counted as a question. If you simply say "You sir are certinally a guard" then he will simply answer of course I am if he is the truthful guard. If he is the lying guard he with deny it. Your not wrong but, we don't want to take risks with our lives now do we.
    reply 2 days
    rainbowpoptart
    Nowhere but Here by Katie McGarry (and I'm still working on The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle goodness it's been like two years)
    reply 3 days
    frolickingwinsanity
    Shadowshaper by Daniel José Older
    reply 3 days