The Wonderful Oceans That Surround Us: World Oceans Day

What a difference this would make!

What a difference this would make!

Petchary's Blog

We must celebrate. We may feel sad for the plight of our oceans, but we must also celebrate what they have given us. A good day to start would be World Oceans Day – Wednesday, June 8. You can find all the information you need on this global “special day” here: http://www.worldoceansday.org

This map shows all the countries in the Wider Caribbean Region. (UNEP) This map shows all the countries in the Wider Caribbean Region. (UNEP)

I have written before about our precious Caribbean Sea. It is actually a part of what is called the Wider Caribbean Region, which includes 28 islands and continental countries – all those with coasts on the Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico, as well as adjacent waters of the Atlantic Ocean. So it is wide, because all these waters are connected.

The Green Turtle is protected by law in Jamaica, as are all other turtles: Hawksbill, Atlantic Kemps Ridley and Leatherback. The Green Turtle is protected by law in Jamaica, as are all other turtles: Hawksbill, Atlantic Kemps Ridley and Leatherback.

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