World Oceans Day takes place annually on June 8th and is a day to recognize the sea’s importance as a vital ecosystem and to encourage action to preserve its delicate habitats and wildlife. With over 300,000 members in 150 countries, Oceana’s science-based policies have greatly reduced over-fishing and protected threatened marine habitats.

To honor World Ocean Day and share the experience of Oceana’s extraordinary work, La Mer sponsored a deep-sea dive in Belize with Oceana Spokeswoman January Jones.  A passionate sea advocate and distinguished actress, January has been working with Oceana to raise awareness and help educate the public about ocean issues and ways to get involved.

As we watch events in unfold with the oil spill in the Gulf, this video takes on even more significance…take a look.  Then check out Ocean’s website and find a way to become involved.

 

 

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