Researchers have found the wreckage of the U.S. warship Indianapolis, which was sunk by a Japanese torpedo in the final days of World War Two, more than 18,000 feet (5.5 kilometers) below the surface of the Pacific Ocean, the Navy said on Saturday. The cruiser was returning from its mission to...
By Loretta Race on SwimSwam Having finished 6th in the 100m back, defending double world champion Mitch Larkin fell back to 15th overall after the men's 200m back semifinals. Read the full story on SwimSwam: Oceanic Round-up Day 5: Defending World Champ Larkin Out Of 200 Back
Everywhere we turned this month, we saw action on ocean acidification! The issue got lots of attention internationally at the United Nations and as part of World Oceans Day, nationally in the halls of Congress and across the nation by U.S. city mayors. Here’s a roundup. (1) The United Nations Oceans Conference hosted a partnership […]
What better way to promote marine conservation than to have the SeaKeepers Society educate you on how you can do your part on World Oceans Day 2017
This World Oceans Day, explore our oceans and learn from experts leading marine conservation efforts around the world with Street View and Google Earth. We hope these stories and sights will inspire you to get involved and help protect our vast and fragile oceans. Show More Summary
A pair of rescued young sea lions were released back into the wild, just in time for World Oceans Day. Read more...
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Commentary: In honor of World Oceans Day, the Virgin Galactic founder disrobes in front of comedian Stephen Colbert. Branson also offers to send President Trump into space.
Today is World Oceans Day. Yet another reminder of the importance of protecting our oceans and its incredible inhabitants. How are you celebrating? My roommate, big wave surfer Polly Ralda, and I are lucky enough to live on Oahu and enjoy being in the ocean each and every day. It’s our daily medicine. We owe [...]
This article was originally posted on August 21, 2013 but we thought this project provided a great way to celebrate World Oceans Day even if you can't make it to the beach! Calling all citizen scientists! It doesn’t matter where you are. Show More Summary
noaasanctuaries: Happy World Oceans Day from your National Marine Sanctuary System! The ocean sustains us: it provides food, medicines, and the air we breathe; it regulates our climate and weather; and it forms the basis of our economy. Plus, it’s a perfect place to relax, reflect, and play. Join us today to celebrate the ocean. What does the ocean do for you?
A seal of approval for World Oceans Day. Here’s to protecting the ocean for all the creatures that depend on it—including us! Check out our Conservation and Science page to see what we’re doing to help protect ocean health and marine life, and how you can help.
On this World Oceans Day, we look to the future. Caring for, and using, our oceans in sustainable ways is critical to achieve ecological and economic goals for communities everywhere,” said Guterres in a message on the Day. This year, World…
To mark World Oceans Day on May 8, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) named Australian musician Cody Simpson as its first-ever Ocean Advocate to help raise awareness of the crucial role the ocean plays in the health of the planet and people.
"Our oceans are dramatically changing and we are losing coral reefs on a global scale." So sad. Netflix has debuted the official trailer for the extraordinary documentary Chasing Coral, in celebration of World Oceans Day today. This amazing doc is the follow-up to Chasing Ice, also profiling the devastating effects of climate change. Show More Summary
Once again, Lush is using it's power to do good. This time the brand is supporting World Oceans Day on June 8 by re-releasing the limited-edition Shark Fin Soap ($6). What's so cool is that 100 percent of sales will go to support the...Show More Summary
Today’s comic by Ruben Bolling is Trump pulls out of Paris Accord to negotiate a better deal: • Polls close in the British snap election at 2 p.m. Pacific Time. As voters headed out to cast their ballots, sentiment as revealed by public...Show More Summary
Each year on June 8 we celebrate World Oceans Day, a date designated by the United Nations to recognize our relationship with the ocean through many different ways of global connection. Around the world, through the World Ocean Network,...Show More Summary
ALEX HALLATT wasn’t always so political. At least that you could readily detect in her comics, given her ability to camouflage her opinions in her art with the supreme skill of a cuttlefish or mimic octopus. Yet time, and dire times, has brought Hallatt onto a cartoon pulpit. Hallatt is the creator of “Arctic Circle,” the […]
Myanmar Department of Fisheries celebrates World Oceans Day by designating Myanmar's first Locally Managed Marine Areas (LMMAs).