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World Oceans Day: Our Oceans Our Future
Everyday we are bombarded by images of human affairs: wars and politics, showbiz and scandals, travel and lifestyle aspirations. In this exhibit, award-winning photographers Danny Ocampo and Anna Varona shift our focus to the dynamics of a larger and often unseen world: the sea.
Nearly two-thirds of the planet’s surface is covered by water, and two-thirds of our oxygen comes from the sea. In most of the images we see, however, the all-important sea usually serves as a mere background to our wars and migrations, a backdrop for our Instagram posts. In both national and personal imagery, we rarely go beneath its surface.
Yet this vast, blue landscape is not separate from humanity’s most pressing concerns. Indeed, the plight of the ocean is the ultimate plight of the world: climate change, which