Vitality of ocean highlighted

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STAFF REPORT IBD: Pakistan as well as the world has recently marked the World Ocean Day to honour ocean science community with the theme this year Youth: The next Wave for Change. The Day was designated to the body of water that is an essential part of our daily lives, our ocean. The celebration provided an opportunity to reflect on both the significance of the ocean and the role of science in understanding our planet. Through discovery, understanding and action, we strive to bring the importance of ocean science to the forefront.

A number of events and seminars were arranged in Pakistans main cities of Karachi, Lahore, Peshawar and Islamabad which were participated by a large number of water experts, college and university students and representatives of water organizations.

It was highlighted on the occasion, that tscientific ocean research is imperative to the future of our country because we are so dependent upon the ocean, from the air we breathe, to the water we drink, to the food we eat. This day also honours the products such as seafood as well as marine life itself for aquariums, pets, and also a time to appreciate its own intrinsic value.


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