Millions of people around our blue planet celebrated the sea and took action for the ocean. Here are some of the record-breaking highlights from the most impactful World Oceans Day yet:
- 1,000+ events in over 100 countries. Check out the global event map to see what took place near you.
- On June 8, #WorldOceansDay developed over 4.3 billion impressions on Twitter and Instagram.
- Thousands of commitments were made on social media to stop using single-use plastic bags, bottles and straws in honor of World Oceans Day.
World Oceans Day rallies the world around June 8 to celebrate our ocean. Groups worldwide will use these connections to inspire action, advance solutions, and join existing campaigns to tackle the many problems facing our ocean, and society, throughout the entire year.
Thank you for joining the celebration and stay tuned for the Annual Report to be released in July.