Entries in protect our oceans (5)

Tuesday
Jan302018

Coral Reefs Under  Threat

Coral reefs are valuable ecosystems. Believe it or not, they are home to 25% of all marine life, which is over 2 million species! They provide an important barrier against extreme climatic events, where communities across the world consider their existence as essential, not only to ocean health, but also human wellbeing.

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Monday
Oct122015

Coral Bleaching: It's Time To Save Our Oceans

Coral reefs are the reason many people try diving. They are a source of income for tourism but also for local fisheries. They are home to a quarter of the ocean’s fish. And they are under serious threat due to the third wave of coral bleaching.

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Thursday
Sep112014

Zeal for Seals

Mostly in Canada and Norway, hunters kill many seals because they are paid per animal. Younger seals, from 14 days to 1 year are the most popular. The trade of this species holds up the hunt. To fight this and to preserve the seals, the European Union wanted to act.

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Friday
Jun072013

Why we should all make a promise this World Oceans Day

Held annually on the 8th June, World Oceans Day, aims to change people’s perspectives and habits by educating them about the importance the ocean holds for the Earth.

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Friday
Jun072013

World Oceans Day - what will you promise?

In honour of World Oceans Day, annually held on the 8th June, The Ocean Project is asking everyone to make a pledge in order to help preserve the ocean and the species that live within it.

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