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๐ŸŒŠ World Oceans Day ๐ŸŒŠ

๐Ÿค”DID YOU KNOW:
  • The ocean produces at least 50% of the planetโ€™s oxygen?
  • The ocean is key to our economy with an estimated 40 million people being employed by ocean-based industries by 2030?
  • Oceans absorb about 30% of carbon dioxide produced by humans, buffering the impacts of global warming?
๐Ÿ“…In 2008, World Oceans Day was declared an official event by the United Nations (UN) which finalises different themes every year to celebrate this special day.
๐Ÿ‘‰This year’s theme is โ€œRevitalization: collective action for the oceanโ€.
๐ŸŸThe ocean supplies at least half of the world’s oxygen and is home to the majority of the planet’s biodiversity being also the primary source of protein for over a billion people worldwide.
๐ŸŒŠThe ocean is critical to our economy, with ocean-based industries expected to employ over 40 million people by 2030.
๐Ÿ†˜Despite all of its advantages, the ocean today requires assistance.๐Ÿ†˜
We need to work together to create a new balance with the ocean, restore its vibrancy and bring it new life.๐Ÿ‹๐Ÿ 
Emphasys Centre supports this day by participating in the following EU projects:
โ„น๏ธ Nations, U., 2022.ย World Oceans Day | United Nations. [online] United Nations. Available at: <https://www.un.org/en/observances/oceans-day?gclid=Cj0KCQjw4uaUBhC8ARIsANUuDjWk84PKFG5V0jNbqQ0ADTDloIZdQrBZPADsRVUCmCI6t9AjCbrbGmUaAtKLEALw_wcB> [Accessed 3 June 2022].
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