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June 28, 2022
Ocean exploration matters [World Oceans Day/National Ocean Month]
Although the spring semester is over for colleges and universities in the United States, the ocean-related celebrations during the month of June are an excellent reminder that when we do head back into the classroom, we should not just focus on the “what” about the ocean (what we know/don’t know), but why we need to know – as NOAA says, why ocean exploration matters.
June 16, 2019
The color of the year is Living Coral [World Oceans Day/National Ocean Month]
Pantone describes its 2019 color of the year as “an animating and life-affirming coral hue with a golden undertone that energizes and enlivens with a softer edge.” Others feel it is “a stinging reminder of the cycle of constant growth driven by fossil fuels that’s brought the world to this point.”
June 10, 2019
Presidential proclamations of National Ocean Month, 2006-2019
Did you know that NOAA wasn’t even mentioned in the first Presidential proclamation for this celebration? And the first celebration was for a National Ocean Week, not a month? And that the Great Lakes are mentioned in several of these statements? Explore links to these Presidential proclamations going back to President Bush in 2006.
June 5, 2018
Celebrate the ocean and NOAA in June [World Oceans Month]
I challenge every scientist and educator to take some time in June to share their own ocean knowledge and experiences, and to share beyond the month of June. A one-month media blitz will not generate the change we need to see to protect, conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources.