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World Ocean Day

8 June 2014

Did you know that our oceans hold around 97% of the Earth’s water? The remaining 3% can be found as freshwater in glaciers, rivers, lakes, underground and in the atmosphere.

On June 8 let’s celebrate World Ocean Day and appreciate the importance, beauty and necessity of our world’s oceans and ecosystems. Together we have the power to protect the ocean.

Check out this magical video that outlines some of the reasons why oceans are so important:

(video courtesy of National Geographic : Oceans: “Why the Oceans Matter”)