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Thursday 8 June 2017

World Oceans Day

Why do we celebrate World Oceans Day?
To remind everyone of the major part the Ocean has in everyday life. They are the lungs of our planet, providing most of the oxygen we breathe.
To inform the public on the impact of the human actions on the Ocean.
To develop a worldwide movement of citizen, towards the Ocean.
To mobilize and unite the worlds population on a project for the sustainable management of the World Ocean. They are a major source of food and medicines and a critical part of the biosphere.
To celebrate together the beauty, the wealth and the promise of the Ocean.
"171. Resolves that, as from 2009, the United Nations will designate 8 June as
World Oceans Day;" - Resolution adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 2008 (A/RES/63/111)
Source: un.org
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Quotes & Wishes - A mighty harmonist A mighty harmonist

The ocean is a mighty harmonist.
William Wordsworth
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Quotes & Wishes - Common to all Common to all

The use of sea and air is common to all; neither can a title to the ocean belong to any people or private persons, forasmuch as neither nature nor public use and custom permit any possession therof.
(Letters)
Elizabeth I
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Quotes & Wishes - I go to the sea I go to the sea

When anxious, uneasy and bad thoughts come, I go to the sea, and the sea drowns them out with its great wide sounds, cleanses me with its noise, and imposes a rhythm upon everything in me that is bewildered and confused.
Rainer Maria Rilke
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Quotes & Wishes - In one drop of water In one drop of water

In one drop of water are found all the secrets of all the oceans.
Kahlil Gibran
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Quotes & Wishes - Im touching eternity Im touching eternity

I have always been fascinated by the ocean, to dip a limb beneath its surface and know that Im touching eternity, that it goes on forever until it begins here again.
(Wither)
Lauren DeStefano
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