Inland activities also preserve the ocean
WHETHER we live on the coast or miles away from the sea, we are all connected to the ocean and can take action to positively impact ocean health.
Run for the Oceans - This year, you can join the www.worldoceansday.org/events2/worldoceans-day-5k-10k virtual run. A virtual run can be done at any location and time during the open event date, simply choose your location then run, walk, jog, bike or even treadmill your 5 km or 10 km at your pace. Submit your results and receive your medal.
Host a water clean up – clean up your local river or dam. Download the Aquatic Clean Up Guide at www.worldoceansday.org/plastic-pollution-resources for a step-by-step guide to organising your own clean up.
Cook sustainable seafood - Are you a seafood lover even though you live miles away from the ocean? This World Oceans Day, make sure your seafood choices are as ocean friendly as possible no matter where you are. For more information, go to wwfsassi.co.za for a list of sustainable fishes
Cleaning up inland rivers protects our oceans.