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Sunday, January 10, 2010

OCEAN EVENTS 2010

It's 2010 and time to start thinking ahead about what might be fun ways to celebrate and contribute to various themed events.

2010 International Year of Biodiversity
2010 International Year of the Seafarer

January
1-30 VICTORIAN SUMMER BY THE SEA ACTIVITIES

February
2 WORLD WETLANDS DAY

March
1-7 NATIONAL SEAWEEK: Oceans of Life; ours to explore, ours to restore
2 BUSINESS CLEAN UP DAY
5 SCHOOL CLEAN UP DAY
7 CLEAN UP AUSTRALIA DAY8
7-13 GROUND WATER AWARENESS WEEK
15-19 INTERNATIONAL POLAR WEEK
22nd WORLD WATER DAY

April18th WORLD HERITAGE DAY
22nd EARTH DAY

May
8-9th WORLD MIGRATORY BIRD DAY
11-17th NATIONAL VOLUNTEER WEEK
22nd INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY
23rd May WORLD TURTLE DAY

June
5th WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY
8th WORLD OCEAN DAY

July
4-11th NAIDOC Week
11th WORLD POPULATION DAY

August
9th INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR WORLD INDIGENOUS PEOPLE
23-29th KEEP AUSTRALIA BEAUTIFUL WEEK

September
1-31 BIODIVERSITY MONTH
7th NATIONAL THREATENED SPECIES DAY
12th SUSTAINABLE HOUSE DAY
18th WORLD WATER MONITORING DAY

October
4th WORLD ANIMAL DAY
5th WORLD HABITAT DAY
17-23 NATIONAL WATER WEEK

November
8-14th NATIONAL RECYCLING WEEK

December
5th INTERNATIONAL VOLUNTEER DAY
6-12th COASTCARE WEEK


These are events celebrated in Australia. If you would like to contribute more please send them to me to add to the list.

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