This World Oceans Day 2015 was awesome! See how the planet celebrated this June with photos and summaries.
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 United Nations-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.
News & Updates
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On World Oceans Day, we celebrate and call for conservation of marine biodiversity. The 1,000 or so islands that make up the Solomons are on the edge of the Coral Triangle, home to one of the highest diversity of marine
In June the world celebrated Healthy oceans, healthy planet in the first year of a two-year theme for World Oceans Day. The response was inspiring, and the network for World Oceans Day continues to grow rapidly! Every year more and
Thank you for celebrating World Oceans Day 2015 this year! We want to highlight some of the celebrations – events, releases, proclamations – held around the world in a World Oceans Day 2015 summary report. We are also seeking ways
We are pleased to announce the winners and finalists of the Second Annual World Oceans Day Photo Contest, jointly organized by the UN Division for Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea, The Ocean Project, the World Ocean Network,