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Water Day – The St. Lawrence: Protecting its Lives

Esplanade Tranquille Montreal, Quebec H2X 1Z7, Canada, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

  This event brings together artists, activists, and academics to  discuss protecting the St. Lawrence River and its ecosystems. How would recognizing the river as a legal person favour  better management of its waters? Brazil’s Raimunda Gomes  da Silva, a leader in the fight for workers’ rights and environ mental conversation in the Amazon rainforest, will […]

World Ocean Day ReefBlitz information and training

Online zoom meeting for networking, discussion and basic training for World Ocean Day Reef Blitz between 1 and 8 June using iNaturalist. Join here: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82300677552?pwd=NWVHb05LSk9YQStXeGVmekhYQW4xZz09 Learn more here

Citizen Science ReefBlitz

Great Barrier Reef 14 Cleveland Terrace, Townsville, Queenslands, Australia

Join the largest group of naturalists in the world and share knowledge about the Great Barrier Reef. We are encouraging all people to connect with the ocean between 1 and 8 June, 2022 and share photographs about marine life. If you are a beach walker, citizen scientist, snorkelers, SCUBA diver, fisher, tourist, Master Reef Guide, […]

CinĂ©-marin: La VirĂ©e du Saint-Laurent – websĂ©rie en 3 Ă©pisodes

  As of June 1, we will share the web series with you, right here on Facebook, in the “videos” section of Ocean Week. In addition to and as a premise to the web series, don’t miss the discussion with France Basilic and Marie-France l’Écuyer, on June 2 at 7:00 p.m. A good way to […]

I AM WATER: How deep is your love?

Cape Town, South Africa Cape Town, South Africa

JOIN THE I AM WATER TEAM FOR WORLD OCEANS WEEK Here's what we will be up to... 01 - 08 JUNE 2022 HOW DEEP IS YOUR LOVE? Calling all Ocean Heroes! PLEDGE towards I AM WATER's Ocean Conservation programmes: From 01 - 08 June, become an I AM WATER Ocean Hero - Pledge your monthly contribution […]

LIVE IT: OCEAN MONTH

Live It Earth’s hybrid learning resources connect kids with people working in different fields and real-world subject matter experts—no matter where they live! Live It Earth has created 8 ocean programs over the past two years, and is generously making them available for free to schools across Canada for the month of June! They are […]

Healthy Reefs Virtual Art Exhibition

Each year, students at the Cayman Islands Further Education Centre (CIFEC) are tasked with designing a poster in support of the Central Caribbean Marine Institute's (CCMI) Healthy Reefs awareness campaign. This project is an assignment where students develop artistic techniques while also working with a client, helping the students to develop transferrable life skills in […]

June – Ocean Month in the Swakopmund Museum

Swakopmund Museum 8GFF+M8R, Strand St, Swakopmund, Namibia, Namibia

The French research schooner Tara stops in Walvis Bay from 1st – 6th June for an outreach stopover about the Ocean. The Tara Ocean Foundation is a French scientific foundation that works for the preservation of the ocean. The laboratory ship left South Africa to carry out a study of the Benguela current. During its […]

Canadian Water Summit

Fallsview Casino and Resort Fallsview Casino 6380 Fallsview Blvd, Niagara Falls, Ontario L2G 7X5 Canada, Ontario, Canada

Now in our 13th year, the Canadian Water Summit (CWS) facilitates cooperation, collaboration, and knowledge-sharing among the many diverse groups that make up our Canadian water landscape as we advance our mission to build Canada’s ‘Blue Economy’. We cover a range of topics related to drinking water, wastewater, and stormwater at each of our events. […]

Summer Reading 2022 “Oceans of Possibilities” at Coffee County Manchester Public Library

Coffee County Manchester Public Library 1005 Hillsboro Blvd, Manchester, TN 37355, United States, TN, United States

Interactive Summer Reading Program. We have stem activities,  story times, crafts, take home crafts, education on ocean environment, paid performers, ocean trivia parties and more! Check out our Facebook for more details. Take a look at our online prize catalog. We have almost 5k in prizes to give away. Come in and find Wally the walrus […]

Join your local library’s “Oceans of Possibilities” Summer Reading Program!

Summer is the best! There’s so many great things to dive into. If you’re looking for something to do, there’s an Ocean of Possibilities at your local library! Whether you like movies, games, music, books, or just hanging out with friends, the library has it all. There are so many amazing stories with mystery, adventure, […]

Conservation Crafts at OdySea Aquarium

OdySea Aquarium 9500 East Via de Ventura, Scottsdale, AZ 85256, Ventura, AZ, United States

Celebrate Endangered Species Day and World Ocean Day at OdySea Aquarium by partaking in Conservation Crafts!  Guests 12 and under are encouraged to get creative and make an art project that represents an endangered species from a recycled material.  Turn in your art piece alongside the submission form (can be accessed online via the link […]

Library Event Series: Océan21

BibliothÚque Raoul Mille 33, av Malausséna, 06200 Nice, Nice, Alpes-Maritimes département, France

OcĂ©an21 pour faire dĂ©couvrir Ă  travers animations pour le jeune public, confĂ©rences, confĂ©rences, dĂ©bats, projections, expositions de photos 
  le patrimoine naturel et culturel marin et sensibiliser le public aux enjeux de la biodiversitĂ© marine et Ă  la prĂ©servation de ce patrimoine invisible. OrganisĂ© par la bibliothĂšque municipale de Nice avec les services ArchĂ©ologie et […]

Seaweed Around The Clock

Seaweed Around the Clock is the second edition of the largest global seaweed event uniting people and businesses of all backgrounds in order to talk about the growing seaweed industry. It will be all about raising awareness, showcasing innovations and funding organic seaweed farming. Our objective: with the support of the non-profit Seaweed First, we aim […]

Taking care of the ocean and the planet: intervention with children

Escola Municipal Lilian Aparecida Borges Prado R. Jaime Lino dos Santos, 320 - Savoy, Itanhaém, Sao Paulo, Brazil

The event will take place in two days in a municipal school, in SĂŁo Paulo - Brazil, the first day will be on June 2nd and the second day on June 24th. The event will serve 100 children from 3 to 5 years of age and will bring to school students interaction and awareness activities […]

OKC Zoo Hosts World Oceans Day Celebration

Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden 2000 Remington Place, Oklahoma City, OK, United States

The Oklahoma City Zoo and Bob Moore Subaru invite you to dive in to ocean conservation during this year’s World Oceans Day event. This global celebration provides a unique opportunity to learn about, help protect and conserve our blue planet. Join the fun on Thursday, June 2, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., to learn […]

Seaweed Days Presented by Cascadia Seaweed

The thought of slowing climate change is often overwhelming, so much so that it leads to fear and inaction for individuals. But there is light where most people may not expect it! Register Today  Living in our oceans, capturing carbon, providing habitat, and producing oxygen are brown, green and red seaweeds with so many potential […]

Oceans Week Victoria

Oceans Week Victoria is a collaboration among local community organizations to help people learn and care about their big blue backyard. Oceans Week events include educational and recreational activities that explore and interact with our oceans. We are excited to celebrate a hybrid Oceans Week this year. Our Activity Calendar has in-person and virtual events, […]

Istanbul Underwater Cleanup for Wold Ocean Day

Ortaköy Ortaköy, İstanbul, Turkey

With the support of the ÇEVKO Foundation and with the participation of Istanbul University Institute of Marine Sciences and Management (IU-DEBÄ°EN), Turkish Marine Research Foundation (TUDAV) and Search and Rescue at Sea (DAKSAR), we will organize the diving event as Respect to Depth Dive Group and Turkish Diver Club.  With the diving event we will […]

Grassroots Actions for Ecological Restoration of Rivers & Oceans

Arcadia EcoHome 1313 8th Ave., Arcadia, CA 91006, CA, United States

California Institute of Environmental Design & Management (CIEDM) as grassroots has being doing our part to take local-based actions, as in past years, for supporting and participating in two large-scale yet closely related awareness campaigns simultaneously: National Rivers Month 2022 in the U.S. through June at national level and World Oceans Day 2022 on June […]

Mangroves Education Program

MJF Centre for Sustainable Development & Dignified Empowerment MJF Centre for Sustainable Development & Dignified Empowerment - East, RDS Road, Kumburumulai, Vembu,, Kalkudah, Sri Lanka

OceanBiome would conduct a Magroves Education program for Kalkuda zone students in coordination with the MJF Foundation to represent World Ocean Day. We'll be educating the importance of mangroves and their relevance to marine ecology to the students with some interactive sessions. Mangroves are tropical trees that grow in situations that most wood couldn't stand […]

GalĂĄpagos Girl: Biologist Valentina Cruz at Orange County Libraries

Southeast Branch 5575 S. Semoran Blvd. Orlando, FL 32822, Orlando, FL, United States

As part of the “Ocean of Possibilities” summer theme at public libraries across the US, you’re invited to join your local library in a variety of activities – from movies, games, music, books, or just hanging out with friends (online opportunities available as well!). Check out your local library to learn more - and here’s an […]

Consol Breathe World Oceans day swim

Point Yacht Club Durban Beach front Browns Road, Point, Durban, South Africa

The 2022 edition of the Breathe World Oceans Day Swim on 4 June has received a boost with Consol Glass coming on board as the event’s official title sponsor. Africa’s largest glass packaging producer is joining forces with Breathe Conservation to raise awareness around the need to eliminate single use plastics. Breathe Conservation’s work has […]

Beach Clean and YOGA

Gratton Beach 3 Grattan Rd, Beach Ct, Galway, Ireland

Galway Atlantaquaria and Move & Breathe invite you to join us for a beach clean up with Clean Coasts and Yoga session on Grattan Beach, Salthill. 11am Talk and Intro & Beach Clean with Garry from Galway Atlantaquaria LTD. 11.30am Yoga & Breathwork with SinĂ©ad from Move&Breathe.ie ( Bring your own mat/towel ) 12pm * […]

World Ocean Day at Kukui Grove Center & Kauai Ocean Discovery

Kukui Grove Center 3-2600 Kaumualii Highway, Suite 1710, Lihue, HI, United States

Celebrate at Kauai Ocean Discovery this Saturday, June 4th 11am-2pm with a Special Make & Take activity for kids. Plus Showtime Characters and sea life selfies! Learn more here.

The Ocean Station: Ocean School x MAPP_MTL collaboration

Parc La Fontaine 3819 Av. Calixa-Lavallée, Montréal, QC H2L 3A7, Canada, Montréal, Quebec, Canada

As part of Ocean Week Canada, Ocean School is collaborating with MAPP_MTL to present The Ocean Station! During the day, people of all ages are invited to create their own marine creature that will be projected into a giant virtual Ocean after sunset. In the evening, test your knowledge of the Ocean and discover this […]

Event Series World Ocean Month @TAME June 2022

World Ocean Month @TAME June 2022

Tanjung Aru Marine Ecosystem Center Tanjung Aru Marine Ecosystem Center, Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia, Sabah, Malaysia

Theme: Be proactive changing agents for a sustainable ocean The activities include marine exhibitions from NGOs and related agencies, environmental talks, green market (plastic free), treasure hunt quiz, Reef Stakes game workshop, upcycling workshops and many more. Learn more here: https://www.facebook.com/TAMECenter/

Round Table Summit: A World Ocean Day Discussion

Meet a community of like minded youth and learn from 8+ organizations (from Fridays for Future to Women in Ocean Science) through panels, Q&As, and trainings over the course of three hours! Who's Invited: Any youth looking to help shape a better, greener world—no activity experience necessary! Where: A zoom link will be sent to […]

World Oceans Week with The Explorers Club

This year, we will be returning to The Explorers Club for a week of unforgettable, in-person programming. Mark your calendars and get ready to sail the five C’s of our world’s oceans: Creativity, Conservation, Collaboration, Community, and Celebration.  Speaker announcements, a detailed schedule, and more surprises are coming soon! June 5th to 11th, 2022– Save the […]

Online Lesson – World Ocean Day

(scroll down for English) Auf firmm.education haben wir eine kleine Online-Lektion zum Welttag der Ozeane vorbereitet und wollen damit zeigen, welch große Bedeutung die Meere fĂŒr das Leben auf unserem Planeten haben. Mit Texten, Videos und interaktiven Grafiken erfĂ€hrst du: wie sich das Leben im Meer entwickelt hat was das Gleichgewicht im Ökosystem Meer gefĂ€hrdet warum […]

Boondall Wetlands Environment Centre World Ocean Day Clean Up

Boondall Wetlands Sinbad Street boat ramp, Shorncliffe, Australia

Want to help clean up, fix up, and preserve biodiversity in the coastal wetlands and waterways of Moreton Bay? One of the best ways to help the environment is to take action! For World Environment Day and World Oceans Day we invite you to help clean up Dinah Island. Join the Boondall Wetlands Environment Centre […]

Frost Science – World Ocean Day

Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science 1101 Biscayne Blvd Miami, FL 33132, Miami, FL, United States

Help us shell-ebrate World Ocean Day on Sunday, June 5! Dive into Frost Science and our partner’s work to save the reefs, protect the coastlines and teach the world about oceans and marine life. You’ll hear from some amazing conservationists working with marine plants and animals at the museum, then tackle the challenge of testing […]

Event Series World Ocean Month @TAME June 2022

World Ocean Month @TAME June 2022

Tanjung Aru Marine Ecosystem Center Tanjung Aru Marine Ecosystem Center, Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia, Sabah, Malaysia

Theme: Be proactive changing agents for a sustainable ocean The activities include marine exhibitions from NGOs and related agencies, environmental talks, green market (plastic free), treasure hunt quiz, Reef Stakes game workshop, upcycling workshops and many more. Learn more here: https://www.facebook.com/TAMECenter/

Marine Spatial Planning Workshop

University of Victoria University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

MEOPAR is providing Marine Spatial Planning (MSP) training scheduled for June 6-9, 2022 at the University of Victoria, in British Columbia, Canada. This 4-day workshop will be conducted using an adaptation of the Blue Planning in Practice (BPIP) course to strengthen practical planning and implementation for practitioners responsible for coastal and marine planning and management from different […]

Explorers Club’s World Ocean Week Virtual Classroom Events

The Explorers Club has brought together nearly 20 virtual events for students to meet up with and learn from those on the frontlines of exploring, documenting, understanding, and protecting the global ocean. We live on a blue planet, come explore it with Exploring by the Seat of Your Pants! Learn more here

Ocean Challenge

STEM Education Portal Grange Road BH23 4JE Christchurch, United Kingdom

We have designed a week-long activity for 11-year-old students to consider how we can save our seas. Teams of four students discuss ocean pollution, sustainability, climate change, and the local coastal environment and mariculture industry to agree upon a problem they wish to address. This may range from harvesting plastics, water sensing and filtering, or […]

“A week to celebrate the World Ocean Day, what could you do to save our Ocean?”

SEK AtlĂĄntico School Urb. A Caeira Illa de Arousa, 4 Boa Vista,, Pontevedra, Poio, Spain

The aim of my event is to raise awareness of the importance of taking care of the Ocean among the students of my school. It will also provide information about how we can make a more sustainable ocean by changing habits and little actions in our daily routines. To elaborate on this activity I will use big […]

Les Océanographes dans vos classes

Vous ĂȘtes une classe au primaire de la francophonie? Venez dĂ©couvrir les facettes de l’ocĂ©anographie grĂące Ă  16 webinaires scientifiques adaptĂ©s autour de la journĂ©e mondiale des OcĂ©ans et la dĂ©cennie des Nations Unies pour les sciences ocĂ©aniques au service du dĂ©veloppement durable (2021-2030). Au total,18 jeunes chercheurEs en ocĂ©anographie animeront ces webinaires et  partageront […]

Divers for Climate World Oceans Week Webinar Series

With World Oceans Day just around the corner, we are excited to announce our World Oceans Week Webinar Series! We had such an amazing response last year – so we’ve decided to do it again. Our team has been working hard over the last few weeks to put together an incredible series of ocean-climate talks […]

Ocean plastic pollution awareness-raising and presentation of TheSeaCleaners

British School of Valencia BSV, Calle Filipinas, Valencia, Spain

Ocean plastic pollution awareness-raising and presentation of TheSeaCleaners to Years 3 to 6 and Years 11 to 13 on June 6 and to Years 10 to 11 on June 8 at the British School of Valencia, Spain. Learn more here

University of Miami Rescue a Reef Virtual Lab Tour

In celebration of World Ocean Day, Rescue a Reef is hosting a tour of our University of Miami lab facility on Instagram Live. This Lab tour will feature a presentation from our coral scientists along with a Q & A. Learn more here.

World Ocean Discovery Activities

L.C. Bates Museum 14 Easler Road, Hinckley, ME, Hinckley, ME, United States

Come to the L.C.Bates Museum to learn about sea shells and make shell crafts.   Learn more here

Semana OceĂąnica PB

Espaço Oceano Rua dos Pescadores 501. Cond. Enseada dos Corais, C1. Praia do Seixas. Praia do Seixas, João Pessoa, Paraíba. CEP: 58.045-600, Brazil

O InPact – Instituto de Pesquisa e Ação, coordenando com a Associação Guajiru, em conjunto com diversas parcerias, como: Seirhma, a prĂłpria Sudema, Prefeituras Municipais, alĂ©m de diversos parceiros como: Capitania dos Portos da ParaĂ­ba (CPPB), Iate Clube, Corpo de Bombeiros, Clube do Mergulho, Primeiro Sol e Circuito do Matuto, estaremos realizando a II Semana […]

Webinar: Collective Action for the Ocean

The Ocean is dead – Long live the Ocean? The truth is there is no new ocean. It can not be replaced. That is why we must change our human behaviour and respect our only existing ocean. Our whole existence depends on it. Only global collective action can revitalize our Oceans and guarantee human health […]

THALASSA 2022 Marine Research Conference

Radisson Blu Atlantidon 2, Larnaca, Cyprus

The first THALASSA 2022 Conference represents an effort to establish a regional conference on marine research and it will take place between 6th and 8th of June in Larnaca, Cyprus. Fully aligned with the â€œOcean Decade” initiative by the United Nations, this event aims to address the most critical issues the marine and coastal environments face. For the first year, the […]

You Can Build A Wood Boat! at Grand Ledge Area District Library

Grand Ledge Area District Library 201 E Jefferson St, Grand Ledge, MI, United States

Find out what it takes to build your own wood boat as we celebrate all things water during Oceans of Possibilities! In this one hour multi-media seminar you’ll learn what is involved in building the two most popular types of home built wooden boats. Award-winning boat builder Allen Deming of Mackinaw Watercraft will share his […]