Incredible but true: the world’s oceans generate most of the oxygen we breathe—which is why one day each year (today!) is dedicated to protecting this great gift of water. The 2012 theme for World Oceans Day is Youth: the Next Wave for Change, meant to inspire adults to reach out to the children in their lives and help them revere the magical world beneath the sea. Since Ali, Rumi, and I are spending the summer in Pennsylvania, we’ll be admiring the ocean from afar. If you’re lucky enough to be seaside, why not take your kids to the beach on World Oceans Day to celebrate?
With love for lichen,