World Oceans day
June 8, 2024
World Ocean Day is an annual global observance held on June 8th to celebrate and raise awareness about the significance of the world’s oceans and to promote their sustainable management and conservation. This day serves as a reminder of the vital role oceans play in maintaining life on Earth and the urgent need to address the environmental challenges they face.
World Ocean Day was officially recognized by the United Nations in 2008, and its celebration has since grown worldwide. It aligns with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goal 14 (Life Below Water), which calls for the conservation and sustainable use of marine resources.
By raising awareness about the importance of the oceans and encouraging collective action, World Ocean Day seeks to inspire individuals and communities to take steps to protect and conserve these vital ecosystems, ensuring their health and vitality for current and future generations.