Today, June 8th, celebrations get underway for World Ocean Day 2012. Oceans connect us, give us oxygen to breathe, fish to eat, buffer our climate and inspire us endlessly. Today we take a moment to appreciate Oceans and all the life therein. See details below on Ocean celebrations that are happening today and tomorrow in the Caribbean.
Viva y vivera nuestro oceano! Live and let live our Ocean!
8 Jun 2012 – 8 Jun 2012
Samana, Dominican Republic
Time: 5:00 pm
Youth in the community will be putting together a walk/parade to promote ocean awareness, environmental health, and celebrate the resources and natural beauty that the ocean provides to this local ocean community. The walk will end on the beach where the community will gather to learn about International Ocean Day and watch Planet Earth Ocean Special. The event will be organized by local Peace Corps volunteer and local youth and fishermen.
Underwater Clean Up in Carlisle Bay Marine Park, Barbados
9 Jun 2012 – 9 Jun 2012
Time: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Barbados Blue Water Sports
To Celebrate World Ocean’s Day the Barbados Dive Operators Association led by Barbados Blue Water Sports will be holding an underwater clean up in Carlisle Bay Marine Park. Additionally in honour of our Oceans this event will be used as the launch date for a diver tag system to raise money and awareness for the upkeep of the recreational dive areas of Barbados. For more information Please contact Andre or Christine at Barbados Blue. 1-246-434-5764 firstname.lastname@example.org
Get more info on the World Oceans Day website