World Oceans Day 2020

This World Oceans Day, join the United Nations virtually to raise global awareness for the abundance our ocean provides humankind, and our individual and collective duty to use its resources sustainably. 

Published on: June 8, 2020

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United Nations World Oceans Day is June 8. It is a day to celebrate the one ocean that connects us all. This World Oceans Day, join the UN virtually to raise global awareness for the abundance our ocean provides humankind, and our individual and collective duty to use its resources sustainably. Mobilize alongside business leaders, celebrities, governments, and research institutions over discussions on innovations for a sustainable ocean. This all-digital event, in partnership with Oceanic Global, is free and open to all online. Learn more and register here, and join the conversation @UNWorldOceansDay.

This year, we've also partnered with Oceanic Global to share some of our favorite entertainment and activities around World Oceans Week.

Movies
Blue Planet 2
Chasing Coral
The Story of Plastic
End of the Line
Ghost Fleet

Songs
Earth by Lil Dicky
Single-Use by Seb Heart
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle by Jack Johnson
Waiting on the World to Change by John Mayer

Art & Immersive Experiences
Climate Art for Congress
Out of Sight Out of Mind
The World's Ocean
Guardians of the Kingdom
Out of the Blue
Chasing Coral

Kids Activities
“Eyes on Plastic”
Endangered Species Origami
Creative Writing Prompts
Ocean Coloring Book
“Voices for the Planet”

To minimize the use of plastic in your own life, look around your home and work to identify plastic items. From there, seek to find alternatives.