#WorldOceansDay
World Oceans Day is June 8TH

Thank you for celebrating World Oceans Day 2016

Across the globe, millions of people celebrated our oceans!

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Join the Wave for Change

Check out new Wave for Change resources! Join the world as we make waves of change for ocean conservation beyond World Oceans Day.

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Celebrations around the world

Take a look at all of the World Oceans Day events on the world map!

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World Oceans Day is a global day of ocean celebration and collaboration for a better future. This site serves as the central coordinating platform for World Oceans Day, with free resources and ideas for everyone – no matter where you live – to help expand the reach and impact of World Oceans Day on June 8 and year round.

This year's theme is “Healthy Oceans, Healthy Planet” and individuals and organizations across the planet are taking action for prevention of plastic pollution in our ocean.

World Oceans Day has grown tremendously each year since The Ocean Project started coordinating it in 2002. With hundreds of partners involved, and the United Nations officially recognizing June 8 as World Oceans Day in 2008, we have reached millions worldwide.

How will you take action for the ocean?


Join Jack Johnson and take action for the ocean!



Selfie for the Sea

Share the beauty and importance of the ocean through your photographs!

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The Better Bag Challenge

Are you promising to stop using disposable bags?

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Wave for Change

Join people around the world as the #WaveforChange begins to swell!

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#WorldOceansDay #WaveForChange


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