June 8 is World Oceans Day.
This TED video featuring Sylvia Earle makes it obvious why we should care.
… I hope someday we'll find there is intelligent life among humans on this planet. ~Sylvia Earle
Celebrate our blue planet in honor of World Oceans Day!
On June 9th, join California
Academy Of Sciences to meet experts on plastic plastic pollution
and ocean conservation from Blue Frontier Campaign, 5 Gyres and Save
the Bay. Plus… see renowned dance troupe Capacitor perform an excerpt
from “Okeanos” in the piazza. Enjoy ocean images by Visuals by 3. Music
by DJ Jeff Stallings & saxophonist B. McKee. Purchase tickets here.
About the Author.
Lynn Hasselberger lives
in the Chicago suburbs with her son, husband and two cats. She loves
sunrises, running, yoga, eating chocolate, reading and writing (not
necessarily in that order). The founder of myEARTH360.com–an eco-commerce company that has yet to break even–Lynn also writes for her I Count for myEARTH blog and other eco-focused online publications. A social media addict, you'll most likely find her tweeting (@LynnHasselbrgr + myEARTH360) or posting on facebook. She hopes to make the planet a better place, have more fun, re-develop her math skills and overcome her fear of public speaking.