Oceans Day lessons from the Antipodes

World Oceans Day on June 8 is a time to reflect on how we are caring for our ocean ecosystems and how current efforts could be improved. And on this Oceans Day, with the seemingly unending nightmare of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, it is a time to consider how ocean ecosystems can be protected from a variety of human activities, including oil and gas developments, overfishing and climate change.

Sabine Jessen
Published: Wednesday, 06/02/2010 12:00 am EDT

World Oceans Day on June 8 is a time to reflect on how we are caring for our ocean ecosystems and how current efforts could be improved. And on this Oceans Day, with the seemingly unending nightmare of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, it is a time to consider how ocean ecosystems can be protected from a variety of human activities, including oil and gas developments, overfishing and climate change.

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