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World Oceans Day

June 8th is World Oceans Day! It is a day to remind us of the important role oceans have in our lives. They are the lungs of our planet, generating most of the oxygen that we breathe and regulating the planet’s climate. This day also reminds us of the impact of our actions on the ocean. World Oceans Day is a day to celebrate the oceans’ beauty, its contribution, and its importance.

To learn more about World Oceans Day, why not click here for a National Geographic Kids article or explore the site on your own by visiting