Image: A Wave in the Pacific Ocean
I just learned that an important day is coming up, World Oceans Day is on June 8th of this year. World Oceans Day was originated by the United Nations and it is a global celebration of the ocean conservation. In 2008 the United Nations General Assembly decided that as from June 8th,2009, this day would be designated as “World Oceans Day” (resolution 63/111, paragraph 171)
The objectives of World Ocean day are:
Objectives of World Oceans Day
- Change attitudes — encourage individuals to think about what the oceans mean to each of us, and what oceans have to offer.
- Learn — discover the wealth of diverse and beautiful creatures and habitats found in the oceans, and how our actions affect them.
- Change our ways — encourage each of us to become caretakers of our oceans, and to conserve them for our future.
- Celebrate — organize or participate in ocean events, whether we live inland or on the coast.
Please visit the following websites to find out more:
Here is a link to a list of events planned in our World for this day:
What things can you do in your daily living to help Conserve the oceans and their life? Plenty! Please click on the following link to learn of 10 things you can do for the Oceans:
Thank you for taking the time to visit these websites! And please, please, please try and do as many of the 10 actions listed above each day to help Conserve and keep our oceans clean and healthy!
Source of image:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Image-Pacific-Ocean_-4.jpg