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Why 8th June count as World Ocean Day?

As we all know Earth consist 70% of water and 30% of land.

This 70% water consist of :

Ocean

Sea

and other large water bodies.

During the Earth Summit in 1992, the UN Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) suggested the idea of celebrating global/world ocean day. It took 16 years, the UN General Assembly passed a resolution in 2008 to designate 8 June as World Oceans Day.

The purpose of the day, as such, is to inform people of the

·       Effects of human actions on the ocean.

·       Create a worldwide drive for the ocean

This year’s theme is ‘The Ocean: Life and Livelihoods’. According to the official UN website, “this year’s annual event will focus:

·       On the marvel of the ocean and how important it is for our life,

·       Supporting people and every other organism on Earth”.

Mainly, there are four oceans:

  1. The Atlantic

2. The Pacific

3.The Indian

4. The Arctic

However, most countries – including the United States – now recognize the Southern (Antarctic) as the fifth ocean. The Pacific, Atlantic, and Indian are the most commonly known. The Southern Ocean is the ‘newest’ named .

Know Your Surroundings!

Things to understand about our surroundings.

With our busy lifestyle, we’ve almost forgotten to seem around our surroundings. And thing we will do to save lots of our surroundings.

Top 25 Environmental concerns that we should always know about:

1. Pollution in Air
2. Pollution in Water
3. Soil and Land Pollution
4. Global climate change
5. Heating
6. Deforestation and Logging
7. Increased Carbon Footprint
8. Genetic Modification
9. Effects on Marine Life
10. Public Health Issues
11. Overpopulation
12. Loss of Biodiversity
13. Household and Industrial Waste
14. Ozonosphere Depletion
15. Mining
16. Natural Resources Depletion
17. Natural Disasters
18. Nuclear Issues
19. Loss of species
20. Acid Precipitation
21. Agriculture Pollution
22. Sound and Light Pollution
23. Conurbation
24. Disposable of Medical Waste
25. Littering and Landfills