Fact of the week!
Did you know that barnacles hitchike on whales?
You may already know that “about 97% of Earth's water is in the ocean”. But did you know that “a protein found in a jellyfish has contributed to cancer research” or that “cigarette butts are one of the top items found in beach clean-ups”?
Finding out these curious, fascinating and sometimes alarming facts can help us understand how we humans are linked to the ocean and its wellbeing. Find out more facts HERE!
Will you help us Make Europe Blue?
A multitude of threats including climate change, overfishing and pollution is putting our ocean at risk, and changing course requires us to work together.
The Make Europe Blue campaign is calling on you - citizens, businesses, organisations, authorities, celebrities, educators - to make a pledge to help the ocean. Your pledge is a personal promise or action that will keep our ocean healthy. “Every action – even the smallest one - brings change to our ocean”
Joining is easy
• Get inspired by our Ocean facts
• Check out potential ideas for pledges and submit your pledge HERE
• Share it with others using the #MakeEUBlue hashtag.
Every action creates a new drop of blue on our European canvas. The more we do, the bluer Europe becomes.
Invite others to hop aboard: your friends, family, business partners, competitors, your preferred celebrity or influencer. Tag them on social media and challenge them to make Europe Blue!
Together – across borders, age groups, and cultures - we can take care of our shared ocean. We can make a difference, one pledge at a time.
Learn more here