Posted by: Jill | June 8, 2009

Happy World Oceans Day

Today is officially World Oceans Day.   The purpose is to “celebrate your connection to the ocean.”  I think the idea is that if people feel a closer personal connection to the ocean, we’re more likely to care about protecting it.  Some nice ideas: go sailing or boating or fishing, take a walk on the beach,* splurge on the wild Alaska salmon, stop fertilizing your lawn, don’t buy shrimp.

I celebrated by: turning in my Master’s thesis on community-based marine conservation in small-scale developing nations.  This is my ocean connection, for now at least.  Not bad, eh?

*or take a walk along any bay, river, or storm drain, because it’s all connected.


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