Save our oceans

Enjoy the ocean and leave only footprints

Enjoy the ocean and leave only footprints

These three ways help save our oceans Enjoy the ocean. Walk barefoot on the beach. Take your children to the beach. Go for a swim. Learn to surf.  Only buy or order sustainable seafood, and urge your fishmonger or seafood restaurant to do the same. Always say no to shark fin soup and boycott any restaurant serving it.  Don’t litter Take home your garbage, pick up litter, don’t drop plastic and don’t leave fishing lines behind, they strangle marine life. Take only photos, leave only footprints. Enjoy the beach, but don’t take or buy any marine life, including shells or starfish. They are much...

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Support Organizations Working to Protect the Ocean

Support Organizations Working to Protect the Ocean

All life on Earth is connected to the ocean and its inhabitants. The more you learn about the issues facing this vital system, the more you’ll want to help ensure its health—then share that knowledge to educate and inspire others.  Many institutes and organizations are fighting to protect ocean habitats and marine wildlife. Find a national organization and consider giving financial support or volunteering for hands-on work or advocacy. If you live near the coast, join up with a local branch or group and get involved in projects close to home. The Oceana organisation carries out targeted campaigns to prevent...

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Our blue planet is worth saving - think blue

Our blue planet is worth saving - think blue

Decide for yourself if you think our blue planet is worth saving:  The oceans: Cover 71% of our planet Produce 70% of our oxygen Power our climate and are a critical part of the biosphere  Absorb an enormous amount of carbon dioxide Are home to over 100 million species Are essential to food security and the health and survival of all life No matter if you have never cast your eyes upon the blue heart of our planet, there is no escaping the oceans – they influence everyone and everyone influences the oceans. We are collectively responsible for their health...

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