Wednesday, June 08, 2011

World Oceans Day: Celebrating the source of all life on Earth

Today is World Oceans Day which is a day of celebrating the oceans of our planet and reflection on our mistreatment of them. Without oceans all life on Earth would cease. They drive our climate and weather and the web of life from the tiniest plankton to the largest whale, each species with a distinct part to play in our web of life.

They are mystical, beautiful, peaceful and colorful, but now also polluted, overfished, toxified, overdrilled, over saturated with Co2, depleted of oxygen, overheated and used as trash cans by humans who do not truly appreciate nor understand the wonder of it all.

So today if you can, try to give a thought to the oceans and their majesty and reflect on what you have done to allow the continued killing of them and just what will be left for future generations to enjoy, explore and survive.

The oceans are our lifeline. And we have forgotten.

Water is Life.

Another World Water Day Gone

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