Seas the Day - Ocean Day June 8
May 04, 2009 10:06PM
According the World Ocean Network, the oceans have, “never deteriorated so much in five years.” Fish populations are falling sharply; invasive species and diseases are spreading; coral reefs are dying; and pollution continues to threaten marine life, including plankton and shellfish that form the base of the food chain. Escalating carbon dioxide saturation is acidifying and altering ecologies in the warming waters of our oceans, which play a crucial role in maintaining Earth’s climate.
Find ideas for individuals, families, communities, artists, educators and conservationists who want to join in at TheOceanProject.org/wod/wod_ideas.php.