MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The Frost Science Museum is celebrating sea life this World Oceans Day.
Wildlife experts and scientists led a museum-wide celebration highlighting ocean life, fish behavior, and the current state of our coral reefs.READ MORE: Oxygen In High Demand For Hospitalized COVID Patients And That's Starting To Create A Strain
Andy Dehart, the museum’s Vice President of Animal Husbandry & Marine Conservation, said making small adjustments to your daily life can have a big effect on the ecosystems in the ocean.READ MORE: Miami-Dade Employees Must Show Proof Of COVID Vaccination Or Test Weekly Starting Aug. 16
“People think this is an overwhelming problem and it’s hopeless. There’s tons of hope. There’s lots of hope. So much that we can have these impacts in our own yard. You can reduce plastic use, you can reduce your fuel consumption, you can go to sustainable vehicles, like electric vehicles,” he said. “All these things have very small impacts that can be done at home.”MORE NEWS: Fifth Straight Day Of Cancellations & Delays For Frustrated Spirit Airlines Passengers
Dehart said World Oceans Day is another reminder of just how important it is to preserving life inside the waters.