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World Oceans Day

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Coral reefs, occupy less than 1% of the ocean floor, and yet it is believed to be home for more than 25% of all marine life. Photograph credit: Edward Haylan/Shutterstock.com.

Date: June, 8th.

Observed: all U.N. members states.

Origin: United Nations General Assembly Resolution (December, 2008).

Purpose: celebrate the ocean, its importance in our lives, and how we can protect it.

Reference:


http://www.worldoceansday.org/about/

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