June 8th is World Oceans Day, watch the video below and revel in the awesome beauty and power of our world seas.
Yet, all is not well. It is easy to recognize environmental crises on our soil, i.e. toxic waste, harvest practices, and many others. But the health of our oceans is not so evident, not in our face, like other issues. Even for those of us who live on the coast, we look out upon an ocean that never seems to change. But the changes are coming, and fast.
Nine Problems Destroying Our Oceans (Photos)
Cool sites to cruise with your grandchildren, then GET THEM OUTSIDE! The grandchildren are so attached to their electronic devices these days, that we may need to start with a really cool site that gets their attention. I believe the ones below do an incredible job of sparking an interest to GO OUTSIDE. As always, you will love the time together. ENJOY!
BIODIVERSITY American Museum of Natural History
THE GREEN SQUAD Kids taking action for greener, healthier schools.
FIELD TRIP EARTH Travel the world with your web browser – use the airplane cursor
EARTH RANGERS Kids taking action to help protect wildlife.
JOURNEY NORTH View migratory animals and report sightings from the field.