World Oceans Day

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This Week on TalkingFish.org – June 8-12
by Allison Lorenc

June 8 – A Reminder on World Oceans Day, 2015 – Since 2008, the United Nations has officially recognized June 8th as World Oceans Day. On this day, people around the world celebrate the ocean and all that it offers us. The theme of this year’s World Oceans Day is “Healthy oceans, healthy planet,” recognizing the incredible…

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Celebrating World Oceans Day
by Priscilla Brooks

On the occasion of World Oceans Day, it is worth reminding ourselves about how utterly dependent we are on the ocean – for the fish and shellfish that grace our dinner tables, for our summer recreation – on, in, and alongside our ocean – for the tremendous untapped renewable resources of the wind, waves and…

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Celebrate World Oceans Day with action
by Sean Cosgrove

Today is the annual celebration of World Oceans Day and this month is officially National Oceans Month. President Obama used the occasion last year to create the Ocean Policy Task Force and directed them to develop a National Ocean Policy and a framework for Coastal and Marine Spatial Planning. The task force consists of 24 government entities and they have…