rld Oceans Day” width=”1078″ height=”245″ />World Oceans Day (WOD) is today, June 8th! This year’s theme is Youth: the Next Wave for Change.
World Oceans Day is a chance for people around the world to celebrate the ocean that connects all of us. Since 2002, The Ocean Project and The World Ocean Network have worked to make the day a success.
Interested in participating in an event? Check out this site which allows you to enter in your country and see what people are doing to celebrate. There are lots of things you can do to celebrate World Oceans Day and make a difference in the conservation of our oceans moving forward. You can clean up your local water source, do a fun activity with children to teach them about the ocean, wear blue clothing and share two ocean conservation facts with your friends and family, or even wear a red cap on June 11th to honor ocean conservationist Jacque Yves Cousteau. Just click on any of the links to learn more about different ideas.
How will you celebrate World Oceans Day? Do you do things to celebrate and conserve the oceans on other days?