Conservation, preservation and, perhaps most importantly, education are all vital to the continuation of the health of our planet. Conveying an environmental message to the next generation is integral to changing the way humanity interacts with its environment for years to come. This year’s [United Nations World Ocean Day](https://oceanic.global/projects/united-nations-world-oceans-day-2021/) does a deep dive into the issues affecting our oceans! The 2021 theme concentrates on how the ocean exists symbiotically with humanity. It is our most important resource, controlling the lives and livelihoods of millions of people around the world. Oceans cover 70% of our planet and produce 50% of the oxygen that supports all human life, as well as every other living organism on Earth. Our oceans have also been a huge part of our history, socially, culturally and economically, and they are a resource that has been taken for granted over the years. > “The ocean has become central to maintaining life and livelihoods in every respect. Nevertheless, we have yet to understand our impacts on this lifesource or to discover its interconnectivity beneath the surface.” **United Nations World Oceans Day Website**{: .center } ![alt text](/filestore/BlogImage/c5e31158-92f9-45a4-b39a-55a402f18d93/f3557576-c2d4-4f47-85ca-0ff94f3bd86boceans1.png "") It can be hard to convey such a deep and important message to young people, With this in mind, and to coincide with World Oceans Day 2021, we at LbQ thought we’d share some ideas on how to bring conservation into your classroom! 1. [Head to the WWF website](https://www.wwf.org.uk/get-involved/schools/resources). They have pages dedicated to resources to help you bring the conversation about climate change into your school! 2. [Become an Eco-School](https://www.eco-schools.org.uk/)! Head to eco-schools.org.uk to find out the seven easy steps you can take towards becoming an Eco-School, teaching your pupils important lessons as you do so! 3. [Teach the Climate Curriculum](https://www.thoughtboxeducation.com/climatecurriculum). There is actually a teaching curriculum that you can use to tackle these issues head on with every year group. 4. Use some of our [Geography Question Sets](https://www.lbq.org/search/geography/climates?years=2,3,4,5,6&hide=true) that deal with the tricky, relevant issues of climate change and conservation in an engaging, accessible and fun way. Those are just a few ways you can tackle the climate crisis in your classroom. We hope these tips can help you inspire the next generation of budding environmentalists!