Aug 30

On this day, 

1️⃣ International Whale Shark Day: It was established to bring issues to light about the significance of whale sharks to marine biological systems, their decreasing population, and to urge efforts to save this species.


History:

Begun in 2012, International Whale Shark Day commends this species. Growing up to 14 meters in length and 12 tons weighty with life span of average 70 years.


5 ways to celebrate:

  1. Learn about the marine life and creatures

  2. Spread awareness online

  3. Volunteer to help organizations which are established to protect these whales

  4. Educate society about balanced ecosystem

  5. Must watch “Life of Pi” movie

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2️⃣ National Beach Day: It was created to praise the seashore, and to support the clean-up up of seashores around the world, in order to save the lives of sea and ocean creatures.


History:

In 2014, Colleen Paige, made National Beach Day to commend sea shores and the significance of keeping them clean.


5 ways to celebrate:

  1. Family get together at beach

  2. Playing games with kids

  3. Enjoy water sports with kids

  4. Collect seashells

  5. Build a sandcastle

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