Some ocean facts you may not know:
- The ocean plays a critical role in regulating our weather and climate.
- More than 2.6 billion people rely on the ocean for their primary source of protein.
- 100 million sharks per year are being killed to make expensive soup.
- There are few things more peaceful than sitting watching and listening to the waves!
If you would like to learn more, I would recommend watching some of the following:
Here is the link, if you would like to rent or buy Extinction Soup: https://vimeo.com/ondemand/extinctionsoup
A short video from some of the Volvo Ocean Race teams on how much debris they see in the oceans around the world:
A great Youtube video of the Song for the Ocean by Kristin Hoffman that I listened to while writing this post – I could watch the whales all day!
A great video narrated by Ted Danson, who not only an actor but an ocean conservationist:
If you would like to learn more about World Oceans Day, please visit WorldOceansDay.org
Tracey is an accountant and entrepreneur with a passion for nature. This passion is what spurred her interest in renewable energy, and the rest is history as they say. Tracey is a principal in Energy Think Group, the publisher of Solar Thermal Magazine and Tek-Think. She is also the principal at Women's Financial Help Desk. She spends her free time in the outdoors with her horses and dogs. She loves to travel.