World Oceans Day 2017: Our Oceans, Our Future

Posted In Celebrate, News
Jun
8


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Today is World Oceans Day—and a global celebration couldn’t be more apt, since the seas unite us all, biologically and economically…

World Oceans Day is a global day of ocean celebration and collaboration for a better future.

Read Full Article, NRDC (06-08-2017)

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Canada made the original proposal for the concept of a World Oceans Day in 1992 at the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The day has been unofficially celebrated every June 8 since then, and, in 2008, the United Nations officially recognized it. Since then, World Oceans Day has been coordinated internationally by The Ocean Project and the World Ocean Network.
Official recognition of World Oceans Day by the United Nations provided an important boost to those organizations and individuals who have been deeply committed to ocean conservation…

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