Today is International Polar Bear Day, a day when Polar Bears International (PBI) focuses attention on the problems polar bears face in a warming Arctic and how each of us can help. For the second year in a row, they’ve organized a worldwide Thermostat Challenge to celebrate the day, one of seven action events in their Save Our Sea Ice (SOS!) campaign. The goal is to keep polar bears in the Arctic, always. With the Thermostat Challenge, PBI invites people and businesses around the world to adjus
Keeping your boat clean is a tradition lasting back thousands of years. As soon as there was someone for the captain to order about, there was someone whose responsibilities included swabbing decks. Whether you have a scalawag all your own, or you get down and dirty to take care of your decks yourself, there are a few of ways to decrease the environmental impact of keeping boats clean. Be choosy with your labels The EPA in the United States has a Design for the Environment program and Eur
Welcome to the international community’s online resource for World Oceans Day, our planet’s biggest celebration of the ocean. Explore this site for ideas, resources, and information about how you can get involved.