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June is World Oceans Month! Mama Earth Needs Your Help!

June 8th is World Oceans Day! Keep ATX Beautiful!

June 01, 2019 - 12:15 am
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June is World Oceans Month! A great time to reduce your disposable plastic use, so it doesn't end up in the oceans. When using sunscreen make sure the label says 'Reef Friendly' or 'Reef Safe. Stopping chemicals in regular sunscreens from destroying the beautiful reefs in the Oceans. You can adopt a Texas Beach!  

June 8th is World Oceans Day! You could help Clean Up Lady Bird Lake to Keep Austin Beautiful. Helping to keep our Lakes & Rivers clean will help the Oceans. The Waters eventually meet. Click here!  
 

OCEANS ARE IMPORTANT TO ALL LIVING ON EARTH BECAUSE: 

  • THE AIR WE BREATHE Oceans produces over half of the world’s oxygen 
  • CLIMATE REGULATION Oceans cover 70% of the Earth's surface. Transports heat from the equator to the poles, regulating our climate and weather patterns.
  • TRANSPORTATION  76% of all U.S. trade involves some form of transportation in the the Oceans
  • RECREATION  Oceans provide fun activities from fishing to boating and more ...  
  • ECONOMY  $282 Billion U.S. Ocean economy produces in goods and services. Oceandependent businesses employ almost 3 million people
  • FOOD Oceans provides seafood and more such as ingredients found in peanut butter, soymilk and many other food products
  • MEDICINE Oceans have many medicinal products that come from them. Ingredients found to heklp fight cancer, arthritis, Alzheimer's disease & heart disease.

Do 1THING for our waters during World Oceans Month, and continue to do it beyond June. Every 1THING you do makes a HUGE DIFFERENCE in the Quality of Life for all! 

 

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