The Oceans have always been so dear to my heart! When I was a little girl I wanted to be a marine biologist so bad, funny because my last name is Waters. We must do everything we can to protect the marine animals and their homes. Recycling and using less disposables will prevent trash from making its way into the ocean, and educating those around us of leaking landfills will motivate others to do the same! I’m in Texas, where 40% of landfills are leaking (2013) into our groundwater. Groundwater that runs straight into the Gulf of Mexico. The oceans cover 71% of the Earth and is home to over 2 million species of animals. We must act now to prevent disaster. Organize a beach clean up, recycle more, and use less disposables.