Ocean Culture Life Stories
world oceans day 2019
With 44 miles of coastline and the third-largest tidal range in the world, life in Jersey revolves around the sea. This year, OCL invite everyone who both loves and depends on the ocean to join them in celebrating World Oceans Day on Saturday 8th June.
*** A DAY DEDICATED TO OUR OCEAN ***
We invite our island community who both love and depend on the ocean to celebrate this incredible day.
9.30am: Mahina Beach Yoga
12pm: World Oceans Day Swim or Paddle
2pm: LittleFeet Environment Beach Clean
2pm: Sand Art Workshop
9pm: Walk and Talk World Oceans Day Pledges. We look forward to seeing you all on our shoreline!
Find out more via our Facebook event group here.
Sustainable Fishing Oman
With the world’s oceans increasingly depleted of fish and instead enriched with plastic, it seems campaigners, influencers and individuals are taking a stance to promote sustainability which can all too often be a buzzword without much substance. Despite the decline in the catch of fish, the fishing industry struggles to reverse this alarming trend.
Powerful stories are needed to ensure the top of the priority list for all fisheries companies, whilst also encouraging support, recognition and ultimately action.
Matt Porteous recently spent time in Oman which is one of the only countries in the world to keep their fish resources at a constant.