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Wear Blue, Tell Two: Celebrate World Oceans Day June 8

May 31, 2011 08:07AM

Global advocates for protecting the health of our oceans and making it a way of life have focused on youth education as the most promising activity to effect and sustain lasting positive change, based on research by The Ocean Project (The OceanProject.org). The website suggests a multitude of ways that people of all ages can get on board.

It starts by wearing a blue shirt on June 8, World Oceans Day, and telling two others about the oceans’ vital role in Earth’s ecology. It continues by making it a habit to reduce our daily personal carbon footprint (ocean absorption of carbon dioxide is acidifying waters), and choosing seafood that is sustainably harvested or farmed without harm to coastal waters and seafood stocks.


Visit WorldOceansDay.org.

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