World Oceans Day 2013

08/06/2013

World Oceans DayOn June 8th hundreds of communities around the globe will celebrate World Oceans Day – an opportunity to learn about our world ocean and our personal connection to the sea, to raise awareness about the crucial role the ocean plays in our lives, and the important ways people can help to protect our shared world ocean.

 

The Ocean Project – with over 1,000 Partner aquariums, zoos, science museums and other educational organizations in 85 countries – is the largest network ever formed to focus on ocean conservation. The Ocean Project, working closely with the World Ocean Network, helps to promote events and activities to celebrate World Oceans Day around the globe.

 

Let those around you know why you’re wearing blue and share two facts about why it’s important to protect our world oceans.

 

To learn about the Ocean Project or to find events in your area, check the website. Fun ideas for kids activities, too!

 

Kids can also enter the World Oceans Day video contest.

 

Link: World Oceans Day

 

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