World Oceans Day is a global celebration of the ocean
held every June 8th
The theme for this year is Healthy oceans, healthy planet. Explore the site to learn how you can hold an event for World Oceans Day, or take action for the ocean on your own.
World Oceans Day, held every June 8th, is the UN-recognized day of ocean celebration and action. People all over our blue planet organize celebrations – which can be a huge event in your community, a special announcement, or anything in between – to support action to protect the ocean. This year, the theme is Healthy oceans, healthy planet, and we’re making a special effort to stop plastic pollution.
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This year for World Oceans Day we invite faith-based organizations to celebrate with their communities, and help keep the ocean healthy! Click here to read some ideas for planning a World Oceans Day celebration...
For the past few years, we’ve crowdsourced great World Oceans Day activity ideas and descriptions from educators around the world. We especially love sharing activities that work from educators and others at zoos and...
Head over to the new “Promote my event” page to download the vibrant new posters under the theme Healthy Oceans, Healthy Planet!
Happy new year! Check out what’s coming for World Oceans Day We hope your holidays were full of fun, relaxation, and reflection. Now that it’s a new year, we hope you’ll join us in...