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Three Sapphic Books for Mother Ocean Day

Mother Ocean Day
Today we are celebrating and appreciating the beauty of our oceans!

Mother Ocean Day is observed globally, dedicating a day to celebrate and appreciate this vast and compelling body of water. The ocean is a source of wonder and awe. Its importance to our planet’s enduring health and the survival of countless species cannot be overstated.

Mother Ocean Day Origin and Significance

The history of Mother Ocean Day goes back to 1989 . A group of environmentalists, scientists, and policy-makers gathered in Rio de Janeiro to discuss the importance of the ocean to our planet’s ecosystem and the need to take urgent action to protect it. Celebrating this day reminds us that our actions as individuals have an impact on the environment. We can take steps to protect the ocean.

Why is Celebrating the Ocean Important?

The oceans are vital to life on our planet. They play a crucial role in regulating the planet’s climate. They provide us with food, oxygen, and recreational opportunities. However, the oceans are threatened by pollution, climate change, overfishing, and habitat destruction. To illustrate, about 8 million tons of plastic ends up in our oceans every year. This leads to the death of over 1 million seabirds and 100,000 marine mammals annually.

That’s why it’s essential to celebrate and appreciate the ocean’s beauty and take an active role in protecting it. We can take simple actions such as reducing our plastic use, choosing sustainable fishing, and supporting organizations that work to preserve marine life.

What Can You Do?

As an individual, you can play a part in preserving the oceans. Here are a few things you can do:

  • Learn more about the ocean and its inhabitants
  • Participate in beach cleanups
  • Choose sustainably sourced seafood
  • Support organizations dedicated to marine conservation.
  • Take steps to reduce your plastic pollution and carbon footprint

Mother Ocean Day is a reminder of our responsibility to protect and appreciate the ocean’s beauty. We must take action to protect our planet’s oceans so that we can continue to enjoy their beauty and benefits for generations to come. Let’s use this day as an opportunity to reflect on our relationship with the ocean and celebrate its place in our world.

Today we bring you three sapphic books that involve an ocean.

Looking for more something more fanciful? Try our list of books with mermaids in them!

Curious what tomorrow’s special day will be?

Make sure to check back each day for your daily calendar trivia, along with more great book recommendations! Any day spent reading sapphic books is a day to be celebrated!

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