U.S. Embassy Celebrates World Oceans Day, Launches Call-to-Action Video


Manila, June 7, 2016 — U.S. Embassy Manila’s Public Affairs Section joins the global celebration of World Oceans Day on June 8 with the United for an Abundant Ocean video: https://www.facebook.com/manila.usembassy/videos/10154316357214623/ which encourages the public to keep the oceans healthy, clean, and blue. Luis Manzano, World Wildlife Fund-Philippines’ “Ambassador”, narrates the video and discusses how the Philippines and the United States are working together to protect the oceans.

President Barack Obama declared June to be National Oceans Month to protect, conserve, and restore oceans, coasts, and Great Lakes. “As we celebrate the immense beauty and power of our oceans, we are reminded of our shared responsibility to protect them — now and for generations to come,” stated President Obama.

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