To lots of people, the ocean is huge and mysterious. There’s a lot of rumors circulating – do you believe everything you’ve heard about the ocean? Stem the tide of misinformation with these myth busters: Myth: There are huge islands of plastic trash in the open ocean Truth: Yes, there is a lot of trash in the oceans, but when you’re out in the middle of the ocean, the most harmful trash is what you don’t see. Over 95% of the plastic inside ocean gyres, has been degraded into pi
To close out 2014 we’re running a show, tell, and give campaign. Show and tell us why YOU ❤ oceans, and give to support ocean conservation. To participate, use the #IHeartOceans tag on social media, and share with friends! Our partner organizations around the world showed that THEY ❤ oceans last June 2014. Some organizations had hundreds to thousands of people! Here’s how a few aquariums around the country showed their ocean support. We’ll be featuring more around the world soon: Oregon Co
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.