Online Events


Create a virtual photography, video, or art competition and use social media to ask your followers to vote for their favorite. Also, be sure to check out the World Oceans Day photo contest with the United Nations.

Sample Event: World Oceans Day Photography Competition

Gain Support & Raise Funds

World Oceans Day is a great opportunity to gain support and raise funds for your conservation initiatives. Create an online fundraiser and spread the word on social media.

Looking to support World Oceans Day directly? Make a donation on the website or visit the Facebook page to make a donation or create a fundraiser. Thank you for your support!

Sample Event: Clean Ocean Access Fundraiser on World Oceans Day

Photo Credit: Laurie Sullivan

Go Live

Have a live stream for your followers on social media! Have a 360 video of the inside of an exhibit at an aquarium, zoo, or beach; record prominent speakers; or give an online tour of what you are doing for World Oceans Day. Whatever you choose, be sure to make it easily accessible, fun, and interesting!

Sample Event: "Souls of the Vermilion Sea" Online Film Screening and Facebook Live Filmmaker Q&A

Spread the Word

Publish social media posts leading up to World Oceans Day. Whether it is daily or weekly, continue to remind people to celebrate World Oceans Day, get involved, and take action for the ocean. Download free World Oceans Day social media resources and graphics