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
Tomorrow is Earth Hour, a day when people around the world turn out the lights to show dedication to using their power to protect the planet. World Oceans Day this year has a similar theme – Together we have the POWER to protect the ocean! 70% of the Earth is ocean, and supporting clean energy sources is one of the most meaningful ways individuals can keep it healthy. The less carbon we burn, the healthier our coral reefs and other vital ocean wildlife will be. That’s why we’re offi
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.