June 8, 2018
"Roll on, thou deep and dark blue Ocean, roll!
Ten thousand fleets sweep over thee in vain;
Man marks the earth with ruin; his control
Stops with the shore; upon the watery plain"
- George Gordon, Lord Byron, from "Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage"
June 8 is World Oceans Day, which focuses on preventing plastic pollution in the Earth's water.