You want it? You got it! Fresh celeb news daily.

SUBMIT
BREAKING NEWS
OK LogoPHOTOS

Grazia USA Joins Forces With Project Zero To Raise Awareness For The Climate Crisis

grazia usa joins forces with project zero to raise awareness for the climate crisis ok
Source: Rob Rich/SocietyAllure.com

Aug. 18 2021, Published 7:39 p.m. ET

Link to FacebookShare to TwitterShare to Email

Grazia USA is all about fashion, beauty, and culture, and now they can add raising awareness about climate change to the list!

Article continues below advertisement

The fashion forward publication teamed up with Project Zero to #TurnTheTide on the climate crisis and spread awareness about the effect it has on our oceans through a series of events on Sunday, August 15.

Article continues below advertisement

Project Zero is supported by scientists, celebrities, activists, business leaders, ocean experts and more with the goal of "working to awaken the fight to protect and restore the ocean."

Their website shares a statement explaining not only their passion for protecting the oceans, but the immense need for educating the world about their importance to all life on the planet, noting beautifully "no ocean, no life."

Article continues below advertisement
alexandra richards grazia usa joins forces with project zero to raise awareness for the climate crisis
Source: Rob Rich/SocietyAllure.com

The morning began at 10am with a "Stand Up For The Ocean" benefit at Havens Beach in Sag Harbor, New York and featured athletes flexing their muscles for awareness by competing in 1-mile, 3-mile, and 6-mile water courses. Competitors included sporty activists including Jack Egan, Stacey Spencer, and Greg Chocko.

Article continues below advertisement
cassidy gard tatiana logan sarah zurrell christina ianuzzi grazia usa joins forces with project zero to raise awareness for the climate crisis
Source: Rob Rich/SocietyAllure.com

Less competitive guests were also welcome to participate in yoga classes taught by Long island Vibes' own Amanda Bruno, take paddle lessons with Paddle Diva's Gina Bradley, enjoy the food — provided by Mattitaco food truck — and take in the beautiful beach views.

grazia usa joins forces with project zero to raise awareness for the climate crisis
Source: Rob Rich/SocietyAllure.com

That evening, guests were invited to The Maidstone in East Hampton for a classy, four-course, plant-forward "Dinner Celebrating The Sea". There Project Zero founder Michele Clarke gave a speech welcoming all of their special guests — which included NYC based artist Cavier Coleman, renowned corporate lawyer Tatiana Logan, actress Cassidy Gard and many others — as everyone enjoyed their meals, activism based poetry, and live music.

Article continues below advertisement
gina bradley greg chocko grazia usa joins forces with project zero to raise awareness for the climate crisis
Source: Rob Rich/SocietyAllure.com

Big name ambassadors of Project Zero and its endeavors to "restore the ocean" include Suki Waterhouse, Slash, Sienna Miller, Liv Tyler, Hayley Hasselhoff and Georgia May Jagger.

peter davis eyal arad grazia usa joins forces with project zero to raise awareness for the climate crisis
Source: Rob Rich/SocietyAllure.com

Celebrities are not the only supporters. These wonderful events were made possible through sponsorship by the brands La Croix, Volvo, Eternal Fleur, and ONEHOPE.

Advertisement

© Copyright 2021 Empire Media Group, Inc. OK! is a registered trademark. All Rights Reserved. People may receive compensation for some links to products and services on this website. Offers may be subject to change without notice.