World Oceans Day: Go Green Giveaway


On June 8th 2013, communities around the globe will celebrate World Oceans Day as an opportunity to learn more about our ocean and take action to help conserve it. The world’s ocean generates most of the oxygen we breathe, supplies us with food, regulates our climate, cleans the water we drink, and is the home to so many amazing creatures.

This year the celebration is bigger than ever with hundreds of family-friendly events at aquariums, zoos, museums, exciting online events, and more. Attending an event is a great way for the entire family to learn about he amazing ecosystem that covers 70 percent of our planet and what you can do to keep it healthy. The Monterey Bay Aquarium is hosting their World Oceans Day celebration this weekend, June 8-9 with special programming and activities including live musical performances, craft room, sustainable cooking demonstrations and special animal feeding shows. For events in your area visit

Make a promise for the ocean on June 8th

Under this year’s World Oceans Day theme of “Together we have the power to protect the ocean”, we are showing how small actions can add up to make a big difference. People everywhere can join the Ocean Promise drive by changing ONE habit in their lives that helps result in a healthier ocean.

To join the growing movement of people taking action for our ocean, visit Not sure what to promise, here are few ideas to get you started:

  • I promise to not eat meat on Mondays
  • I promise to bring reusable bags to the grocery store
  • I promise to get a reusable water bottle
  • I promise to shop a thrift store first instead of buying new
  • I promise to take shorter showers.
  • I promise to take public transportation to school/work once a week.
  • I promise to only eat sustainably harvested seafood.
  • I promise to unplug my chargers when I’m not using them.
  • I promise to shut off all the lights and the heat or A/C when I leave my house.
  • I promise to participate in a litter clean-up.
  • I promise to not use toxic pesticides on my lawn.
World Oceans Day: Go Green Giveaway
In honor of World Oceans Day, Modern Latina is hosting a Go Green Giveaway where you have a chance to win an eco-friendly bag and reusable water bottle from the Monterey Bay Aquarium, along with 2 adult general admission tickets. There will be four prizes given away throughout the month of June. The giveaway begins June 8, 2013 through June 30, 2013 at 12:00 AM PST. How To Enter:
    • Subscribe to the Modern Latina eNewsletter 
    • Follow Modern Latina on Twitter
    • Retweet the Monterey Bay Aquarium Go Green Giveaway  tweet
    • Like Modern Latina on Facebook
    • Like and share the Monterey Bay Aquarium Go Green Giveaway post on Facebook
    • Like TU MONTEREY BAY AQUARIUM on Facebook
    • Post your World Oceans Day promise on the Modern Latina Go Green Giveaway Post
    • a Rafflecopter giveaway

      You can enter up to six times per person via different entry methods mentioned above. This giveaway will end June 30, 2013 at 12:00 am PST. The approximate retail value of the prize is $69.90. A winner will be drawn once a week for a total of four winners. The winner will be drawn using Once winner has confirmed prize, the winner will be announced on Facebook. All entrants must be at least 18 years old and a US resident. Prize fulfillment will take 4-6 weeks.

      Note: In compliance with FTC guidelines, please be aware that the Monterey Bay Aquarium provided the prizes for this giveaway.