Events > World Ocean Day

  8 June 2019

Perth, WAPerth, WA

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It is time to celebrate our waterway's... Grab your SUP, Grab your Mates and go and enjoy a surf, or just potter out in our big ol' blue. Help the ocean out and pick up some rubbish on the beach or in the water, share your catch with us at
WHY CELEBRATE WORLD OCEANS DAY?A healthy world ocean is critical to our survival. Every year, World Oceans Day provides a unique opportunity to honor, help protect, and conserve our world's shared ocean. The ocean is important because it:
Generates most of the feed usRegulates our climateCleans the water we drinkOffers a pharmacopoeia of medicinesProvides limitless inspiration! NOW EACH OF US CAN GIVE BACKParticipate in a World Oceans Day event or activity this year and help protect the ocean for the future. It's up to each one of us to help ensure that our ocean is healthy for future generations. World Oceans Day allows us to:
Change perspective - encourage individuals to think about what the ocean means to them and what it has to offer all of us with hopes of conserving it for present and the future generations.Learn - discover the wealth of diverse and beautiful ocean creatures and habitats, how our daily actions affect them, and how we are all interconnected.Change our ways - we are all linked to, and through, the ocean! By taking care of your backyard and helping in your community, you are acting as a caretaker of our ocean. Making small modifications to your everyday habits will make a difference, and involving your family, friends, and community will benefit our blue planet even more!Celebrate - whether you live inland or on the coast, we are all connected to the ocean. Take the time to think about how the ocean affects you, and how you affect the ocean, and then organize or participate in activities that celebrate our ocean. helps lead global promotion and coordination of World Oceans Day. Since 2002, we have collaboratively worked in partnership with hundreds of organizations and networks from all sectors to help rally the world around 8 June, and continue to grow engagement and action for our shared ocean throughout the year. All information, materials and resources on this site and associated with World Oceans Day are free to use to those who are celebrating World Oceans Day as a way to bring about a healthier ocean and a better future. World Oceans Day? is trademarked to protect it from those who might have commercial or counterproductive interests.

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