President proclaims National Oceans Month

This just in. It’s National Oceans Month.
That’s like 30 World Ocean Days (June 8) all rolled into one.

(Can’t touch this…)

http://www.whitehouse.gov/news/releases/2007/05/20070531-6.html

In the press release, President George W. Bush reminds us of the good progress we’ve made under his administration (e.g. Northwest Hawaiian Islands Monument, Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Reauthorization Act of 2006) then he goes on to advocate for secure navigational freedoms and more investment in offshore aquaculture.

OK. Now that you marked your calendar, how do we celebrate a month?

Peter Etnoyer (397 Posts)

PhD candidate at Texas A&M University- Corpus Christi and doctoral fellow Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies.


2 Replies to “President proclaims National Oceans Month”

  1. This is slightly off topic, but does it seem that the Bush admin is much more friendly to the ocean compared to other environmental issues. The Hawaiian Monument, no whale hunting at the IWC…

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