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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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    Help slash marine trash!

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    First Annual World Oceans Day Photo Contest Launched

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    By Alyssa Isakower
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    Engaging Teens to make a difference

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