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Porthole Cruise Magazine Lends a Hand for World Oceans Day
4Ocean celebrates World Ocean Day with worldwide ocean conservation cleanup effort.
By: Porthole Cruise Magazine
Porthole Cruise Magazine shares in 4Ocean's mission for creating a sustainable future for the world's oceans through their coordinated cleanup events on beaches and at sea around the world. Members of Porthole's team will be on hand to help with the cleanup efforts and event promotion.
Porthole Cruise Magazine's Editor-in-Chief, Bill Panoff, echoed the need for cleaner oceans and a coordinated effort.
"Being in the cruise and travel industry for over 30 years has brought me great appreciation for the ocean and the organizations dedicated to keeping it clean," he said. "It's important to get involved now, and influence the future."
Estimates place the number of pieces of plastic in the ocean at more than 5 trillion and rising with 16 billion tons being added through new pollution every year. The current rate of ocean pollution is unsustainable and threatens a wide variety of sea life, including South Florida's own sea turtle population. Sea turtles often mistake plastic bags for jellyfish, their main source of food. Their already dwindling population has sea turtles classified as an endangered species.
4Oceans' efforts since their founding two years ago has removed more than 700,000 pounds of trash and debris from the world's oceans.
About Porthole Cruise Magazine:
Founded in 1993 by Editor-in-Chief Bill Panoff, Porthole Cruise Magazine is a bi-monthly, internationally distributed periodical dedicated to cruise ship travel, vacation cruise destinations, and cruise ship experiences. The magazine is headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Please visit www.porthole.com to learn more.
Page Updated Last on: Jun 06, 2018