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Happy World Oceans Day! A Day to Mourn, to Celebrate or Both?

I am never sure what to make of the yearly “World Oceans Day.” On a world where 71% of the globe is covered by oceans and where oceans contain 99 percent of the living space on the planet, shouldn’t every day be … Continue reading

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World Oceans Day on Historic Lighthouse Tender Lilac June 8

The historic lighthouse tender Lilac is hosting a literary salon to celebrate World Oceans Day. From their press release: One Grand Books has organized a literary evening on board the museum ship Lilac to mark World Oceans Day, a global … Continue reading

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Happy World Oceans Day, For What It’s Worth

Happy World Oceans Day. June 8th has been celebrated, unofficially, as World Oceans Day since 1992, and has been officially recognized by the United Nations since 2008. This year the theme is “Healthy Oceans. Healthy Planet.” What does World Ocean Day mean, … Continue reading

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