In June 1992, over 150 Heads of States signed the Convention on Biological Diversity at Rio de Janeiro. They did so to express a shared belief that action must be taken to halt the worldwide loss of animal and plant species and genetic resources. World Oceans Day was first declared as 8th June at the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro in 1992.
will occur all around the world on and around this day.
Oceans Day Exhibition
Saturday 1 June 2002 10 am – 4.00 pm
Shoreham-by-Sea, West Sussex
Adur will be one of the leaders in the United Kingdom when it presents an Exhibition celebrating the official World Oceans Day. The event will take place on Saturday 1 June 2002 in Shoreham-by-Sea, on Coronation Green (TQ 216050), adjacent to the footbridge over the River Adur, with the start of the Adur Festival. You are invited to participate, or just come along on the day.
will activities for the younger children, like colouring, face painting
and competitions (please enquire for details) to make it a fun day out
for all of the family.
on World Oceans Day 2001 (Pen Picture)
If you read this web page as the Secretary of a club or organisation, we would be grateful if you could announce the exhibition to the members at a meeting, with our contact telephone numbers and EMail addresses.
EXHIBITION will also be held in the Civic Centre Foyer for the duration
of the Adur Festival. There is also display space for Ocean Projects on
you are interested and want to know more, please reply.
Horton (British Marine Life Study Society)
Tel: 01273 465433
Wrighton (Adur District Council) Tel: 01273 263347