Celebrate World Oceans Day On June 8, 2014

by | Jun 7, 2014 | Conservation, Corals, Photography, Science | 0 comments

Tomorrow, June 8, 2014, is World Oceans Day. Recognized by the United Nations in 2008, it is an officially recognized day in which people come together to celebrate the wonder and wealth of our World’s Oceans. Organizations like the Ocean Project and the World Ocean Network help to promote activities and awareness of this special day throughout aquariums, zoos, schools, parks and businesses. This years theme is  “Together we have the power to protect the ocean.”  Oceana has gathered some amazing photos in honor of this day. world ocean day 1

2010 Latitude Gulf of Mexico Expedition.

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  • Francis Yupangco

    Francis is a marine biologist with an MBA and over 20 years of professional aquarium experience. Francis is the former Aquatic Development Manager at Hagen USA., makers of Fluval brand aquarium products. He co-stars on Nat Geo WILD's reality TV series Fish Tank Kings where he is the resident "Fish Geek" and was Director of Marketing at Living Color Aquariums. He is an avid explorer having visited over 45 countries and lived in 7. At 17, he was among the youngest aquarists ever hired by the Vancouver Aquarium, where he worked for 7 years. His aquatic biology experience ranges from larval fish rearing to the design, construction and operational management of renowned public aquariums around the world. Francis is currently head of marketing at the world's largest vertically integrated fish farming company.


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