United Nations
World Oceans Day

8 June, 2022


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The United Nations has designated
8 June as World Oceans Day

A day for humanity to celebrate the ocean

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Ocean Leaders

As we work to end the pandemic and build back better, we have a once in a generation opportunity — and responsibility — to correct our relationship with the natural world, including the world’s seas and oceans.”

António Guterres - United Nations Secretary-General

Ocean Leaders

Now, more than ever, health is on the forefront of public consciousness – but, we must understand that our health, human health, is dependent on the health of our oceans and the health of our planet.”

Cara Delevingne - Actress, Model & Co-Founder, EcoResolution

Ocean Leaders

We’re right on the point of either continuing this extractive attitude of taking, taking, taking from nature, and realizing the most important thing we take from nature is our existence.”

Sylvia Earle - President & Chair, Mission Blue Bill Joao

Ocean Leaders

Young people can do incredible things if they get the relevant information to take action.”

Forbi Perise Eyong Nyosai - Greening Forward & Grades of Green

Ocean Leaders

It’s always better to be actively involved in change, even when the problems seem insurmountable.”

Ellie Goulding - Multi-Platinum Selling Singer/Songwriter

Ocean Leader

If we truly want to save our oceans, every coastline needs a local hero.”

Asha De Vos - Founder & Executive Director, Oceanswell

Ocean Events

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