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Esteem for our Oceans

Ocean: A Photicular BookWhile World Ocean Day was created in 1992 at the Rio de Janeiro Earth Summit it only received its official designation by the United Nations in late 2008.

More and more countries celebrate World Ocean Day with special events.  It’s a sign that we take seriously the responsibility of protecting the oceans.

Getting the designation is certainly a sign of esteem in an official way.

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Ocean Appreciation Celebration

It’s easy to become dulled to one’s surroundings.  When life becomes daily we often forget to stop and take a look around.  Sometimes it takes a special day to raise our consciousness to the nature surrounding us.

Such an event is the Ocean Appreciation Celebration in Santa Monica, CA which will take place August 29-30, 2009.

The event is designed to raise awareness of coastal residents to the integral role the ocean plays in their lives.

This is a great opportunity to appreciate the natural environment and to give esteem toward it.

Visitors to the Ocean Appreciation Celebration will take this consciousness with them into their daily life.