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Vineesh Nair

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Saving our ocean is the responsibility of each and every person living on the earth and not only one is responsible for it. It’s the global responsibility of saving the ocean and its creatures living in it for making an equal and natural balance of life on the earth.

World Ocean Day - A Brief

World Ocean Day 2017 is celebrated worldwide by the people on 8th June.
World Oceans Day was officially established by the United Nations General Assembly in 2008 to be celebrated worldwide on 8th of June annually to resolve the ocean issues and save ocean water. Earlier it was celebrating unofficially every year on 8th of June after the first proposal of it in 1992 by the Canada at “Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil”. It has been started celebrating on international level by the collaboration of The Ocean Project and the World Ocean Network.

Why World Oceans Day is Observed?
World Oceans Day is celebrated annually aiming to save the oceans and honor the oceans creatures for maintaining the balance of life on the earth. Day to day increasing human populations and modern advanced technologies with various lots of byproducts are the main reasons of ocean spoiling.

World Oceans Day Activities:
World ocean day is celebrated every year by organizing variety of events and activities throughout the year. Some of the organized events are arranging information booths, snacks distribution, specimen collection, departure bay beach, beach cleanup with friends and families, related posters distribution, distribution of ocean day T-shirts among youths, scavenger hunt, painting, tug of war, discussion, saving marine mammals, museum display, conservation and protection activities, seafood festival, related interactive and educational activities, touch tanks, organizing award ceremonies for students and teachers, class presentations, demonstrations, coloring contest, related videos displays online, photo contests, fossil hunting walks and etc.

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