This year, we’re encouraging all participating organizations to create celebrations that go beyond raising awareness to inspiring action under the theme, “Together we have the power to protect the ocean!” We want to make real change for the ocean, so we need to ask people to do something to keep the ocean healthy. The Action Guides we’ve posted focus on marine debris, clean energy, and sustainable seafood. But what do you do if those actions don’t fit into your celebration? This post
Even if you’ve never had the chance to see or touch the ocean, the ocean touches you with every breath you take, every drop of water you drink, every bite you consume. Everyone, everywhere is inextricably connected to and utterly dependent upon the existence. - Dr. Sylvia Earle As coordinators of World Oceans Day, we’ve been asked many times: “How can I help people understand that we’re linked to the ocean, even if we live hundreds of miles from a coast?” This is an
Welcome to the international community’s online resource for World Oceans Day, our planet’s biggest celebration of the ocean. Explore this site for ideas, resources, and information about how you can get involved.