World Oceans Day 2015

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Every year on June 8th the world celebrates World Oceans Day. This year’s theme is “Healthy oceans, healthy planet.”

The ocean is the heart of our planet. Like your heart pumping blood to every part of your body, the ocean connects people across the Earth, no matter where we live.

Unfortunately, human pressures, including overexploitation, illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing, destructive fishing, as well as unsustainable aquaculture practices, marine pollution, habitat destruction, alien species, climate change and ocean acidification are taking a significant toll on the world’s oceans and seas.

Click here for more information and resources – World Oceans Day 2015 – Healthy oceans, healthy planet.

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