It’s not unusual to wake up everyday to an alarming statistic about the environment that can outdo the one you read the day before. For instance, did you know 90% of the big fish population in our oceans have been depleted? Or that 50% of coral reefs around the world have been destroyed because of human intervention?
Oceans cover 70% of the Earth’s surface and are essential for our survival, along with every other organism on the planet. It’s becoming increasingly clear that awareness about our role in conserving the resource is the need of the hour.
She is life.— United Nations (@UN) June 8, 2023
She is our ocean. 🌊
And we have the power to save her.
But we must #ActNow.
Thursday is #WorldOceansDay. https://t.co/wmZGFf0mPc#SaveOurOceanpic.twitter.com/91Uqm1vY1D
While this might seem bleak, there’s a ray of hope. Along with activists, indigenous leaders, and organisations like The United Nations, many celebrities have also put their might behind promoting awareness for the cause.
On the occasion of World Oceans Day, we decided to take a look at some of the celebrities who moonlight as ocean warriors…