This year, people worldwide embodied the World Oceans Day theme of Together we have the power to protect the ocean more than ever before! Seventy different countries hosted hundreds of events on every different ocean issue imaginable. From aquariums to schools to businesses, people worldwide came together in honor of the ocean. In addition to the thousands of people who attended World Oceans Day events in their communities, millions of people learned about the celebration on social media. This y
We (the partners listed below) were overwhelmed by the wonderful submissions to the First Annual World Oceans Day Photo Contest ! We are pleased to announce the winners in each category, and the overall winner. The results were announced on June 9 by the Under-Secretary-General, the Legal Counsel of the United Nations, during a reception held in New York at the United Nations on the occasion of World Oceans Day and the 20th Anniversary of the entry into force of the United Nations Convention on
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.