Today, June 8th, is World Oceans Day, which encourages protection and conservation of the oceans. “World Oceans Day is a global day of ocean celebration and collaboration for a better future.” For resources and information visit the World Oceans Day website coordinated by The Ocean Project and sponsored by many aquariums and organizations around the world. You can join their mailing list, participate in actions and events, and join their social media campaign.
Have you visited any of the four amazing North Carolina Aquariums? These can be great places to learn about ocean ecosystems, North Carolina marine life, and conservation.
You can also take a virtual dive! Explore the oceans and national marine sanctuaries with NOAA’s (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) 360-degree panoramic images! These virtual reality tours highlight habitats found in our national marine sanctuaries. Happy exploring.
The library is featuring an ocean display in our front window this month. You are welcome to borrow any of the books and DVDS on display.
Here are a few books and DVDS from our collection: