Our beautiful, garbage-infested oceans.

Tomorrow is World Oceans Day, in which we pause for a moment to remember that the existence of any habitable land is basically an aberration and that we’re completely surrounded by a fascinating alternate universe which we’re also polluting and altering pretty effectively and efficiently. Or, as the official site puts it, “our planet’s biggest celebration of the ocean!,” which sounds nicer.

In honor of World Oceans Day (tomorrow!), here’s what’s in the news about our local oceans.