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World Oceans Day is June 8th

JUNE 8 - Healthy oceans, healthy planet

World Oceans Day, held every June 8th, is the UN-recognized day of ocean celebration and action. People all over our blue planet organize celebrations – which can be a huge event in your community, a special announcement, or anything in between – to support action to protect the ocean. This year, the theme is Healthy oceans, healthy planet, and we’re making a special effort to stop plastic pollution.

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    Submit your activity to the booklet

    For the past few years, we’ve crowdsourced great World Oceans Day activity ideas and descriptions from educators around the world. We especially love sharing activities that work from educators and others at zoos and...

    By Alyssa Isakower
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    New posters and graphics

    Head over to the new “Promote my event” page to download the vibrant new posters under the theme Healthy Oceans, Healthy Planet!

    By Alyssa Isakower
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    2015 Timeline – resource release schedule

    Happy new year! Check out what’s coming for World Oceans Day We hope your holidays were full of fun, relaxation, and reflection. Now that it’s a new year, we hope you’ll join us in...

    By Alyssa Isakower
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    New Year’s Resolution: less disposable plastic

    Today, billions of plastic bags and bottles are used every year in the U.S. alone. What happens to all of this trash? 50% is buried in landfills, 5% is recycled, some is used to...

    By Alyssa Isakower
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    Aquariums worldwide ❤ oceans

    To close out 2014 we’re running a show, tell, and give campaign. Show and tell us why YOU ❤ oceans, and give to support ocean conservation. To participate, use the #IHeartOceans tag on social...

    By Alyssa Isakower
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    Ocean Myths Debunked

    To lots of people, the ocean is huge and mysterious. There’s a lot of rumors circulating – do you believe everything you’ve heard about the ocean? Stem the tide of misinformation with these myth...

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