World Ocean Day unites and rallies the world to protect and restore our blue planet!

World Ocean Day supports collaborative conservation, working with its global network of youth and organizational leaders in over 150 countries, and providing free and customizable promotional and actionable resources. World Ocean Day is powered by the World Ocean Day Youth Advisory Council.

About World Ocean Day

On World Ocean Day, people around our blue planet celebrate and honor our one shared ocean, that connects us all.

Mission and History

Conservation Action Focus

The 2023 Conservation Action Focus: Protecting at least 30% of our blue planet by 2030 for a healthy ocean and climate.

Annual Conservation Focus

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Annual Reports

Read the Annual Reports to learn more about how you can get involved!

Annual Reports
All information, materials, and resources on this site and associated with World Ocean Day are free to use to those who are celebrating World Ocean Day as a way to bring about a healthier ocean and a better future. 
The Ocean Foundation is the fiscal sponsor for The Ocean Project (EIN: 71-0863908)