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Pacific Discovery Tank

The Canadian Museum of Nature 240 McLeod St, Ottawa, Ontario

The Canadian Museum of Nature has some new aquatic residents: live anemones, urchins, sea cucumbers, sea stars and more are now on view in a newly-unveiled interactive feature in the […]

Reef Dwellers Art Show by Selva Ozelli

Reef Dwellers art show by artist Selva Ozelli celebrates the role of the oceans in our everyday life and inspires action to protect reefs which occupy only 0.1 per cent of the […]

7th annual Our Ocean Conference (Palau)

The Republic of Palau and the United States will co-host the 7th Our Ocean Conference on April 13-14, 2022. The Conference will be a key moment for countries, civil society, […]

Fundraiser: Big Biking Cleanup

We started an Ocean cleaning project called the Big-BikingCleanUp a few months ago and are currently on a 3-month biking tour around the North and Baltic Sea coasts. The idea […]

Swisspacer Bike2Work Challenge

Switzerland Sonnenwiesenstrasse 15, Kreuzlingen

Bike2Work Challenge to end ocean plastic waste From April 19 to June 8, Swisspacer will hold a Bike2Work Challenge to address climate change and the overwhelming amount of plastic that […]

GO! CORAL GUARDIAN!

Wu Zhi Zhou Island Wu Zhi Zhou Island, Hainan

The origin of life is from ocean, and ocean supports 25% marine ecosystem. 60% coral reefs are expected to be dead and gone in the next 30 years. From the […]

iLab Conservation Fundraising

Will you be an environmentalist this year? 3.8 billion years ago, the origin of life is from ocean, and ocean covers 71% of the surface of earth. @ilab101 supports marine conservation […]

23rd Annual Roger Revelle Commemorative Lecture

Join John Dabiri, Centennial Chair Professor at Caltech, for a lecture on his work exploring new angles for ocean investigation, including the development of bioinspired systems with the potential to […]

❗️Buscamos MedGuardians 🔱 para Regenerar los bosques submarinos poco profundos❗️

Platja de Formentor Platja de Formentor, s/n, 07470 Port de Pollença, Illes Balears, Illes Balears

❗️Buscamos MedGuardians 🔱 para Regenerar los bosques submarinos poco profundos en snorkel y desde tierra ❗️ ¡Tenemos buenas noticias! 🌿 Las Cystoseiras sl. están en época de fertilidad y necesitamos tu ayuda para tomar datos, […]

Giant Plastic Tap art installation

Ripley's Aquarium of Canada 288 Bremner Boulevard, Toronto, Ontario

An iconic, three-story-tall Giant Plastic Tap art installation by celebrated Canadian artist and activist Benjamin Von Wong, spewing single-use plastic waste all over the entrance of Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada. Come be […]

7th Conference of Sea Teachers

Pavilhão do Conhecimento - Centro Ciência Viva Largo José Mariano Gago, 1,, Lisbon

The 7th Conference of Sea Teachers happens in Pavilhão do Conhecimento - Centro Ciência Viva (Pavillion of Knowledge) in Lisbon and this year is dedicated to ocean conservation, the 30x30 […]

Make-it-a-habit Walkathon!

The Planet Prodigy (TPP) is excited to announce our very first fundraising activity : Make-It-A-Habit Walkathon!  Make-It-A-Habit is a walkathon aimed for students to adapt themselves to walking as an […]

Plastic Free Poya – Beach Cleanup

Navalady Beach Navalady Rd, Batticaloa

We're going to clean the coastline of the Manmunai North divisional secretariat area and the Kattankudy divisional secretariat area on the 16th of May 2022 with the collaboration of youth […]

Svjetski dan oceana

Gradska knjižnica Zadar Ul. Stjepana Radića 11b, 23000, Zadar, Croatia

A set of workshops for primary school students are organized by graduate students of Sustainable Management of Aquatic Ecosystems of the Department of Ecology, Agronomy, and Aquaculture; University of Zadar, […]

Toxic Legacies of War – North Sea Wrecks

From Thursday 19 to Sunday 22 May, more than 150 ships, from three-masted barques to inland vessels to the smallest clinker sloop, will dock in Ostend for 'Ostend at Anchor'. […]

Our Ocean: Our Past

Humankind has been captivated by the ocean for thousands of years. Over time, we have invented many ways to help us explore ocean depths and understand the creatures that live […]

Conservation Crafts at OdySea Aquarium

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

Party for the Planet at OdySea Aquarium!  We are celebrating Endangered Species Day and World Ocean Day via our Conservation Crafts Event!  Guests 12 and under are encouraged to get […]

Clean Ocean, Clean Future

Old city Antalya Kaleici yat limanı, Antalya

European Union Think Civil Program Project named "Clean Ocean, Clean Future" of Antalya Underwater Association Within the scope of the "Clean Ocean, Clean Future" Project prepared by the Antalya Underwater […]

Celebrating Our Coast

Sunbury Shaws Arts and Nature Centre 139 Water st, St. Andrews, New Brunswick

Join CPAWS New Brunswick on Saturday May 21st from 11 am – 2 pm at the Sunbury Shores Arts and Nature Center 139 Water St, St. Andrews. Walk through the gallery, explore the […]

Descubriendo la biodiversidad de los océanos

Auditorium, Plaça Concòrdia, Plaça de la Concòrdia, 13, Barcelona

Did you know that most of the life on the planet is placed in the ocean? And that in the depths of the ocean there is a jellyfish capable of […]

Il mare tiene unito il mondo !

Apnea Evolution a.s.d. Viale Centrale, 29 Lignano Sabbiadoro (UD) Italia

Il progetto scolastico ' Il mare negli occhi del bambino' è rivolto ai giovani alunni di tutti gli istituti scolastici e parte dall' allarme dell O.M.S. . Il percorso educativo […]

World Ocean Day – Oregon State University

Oregon State University Oregon State University Marine Studies Initiative 300 Strand Ag Hall Corvallis, OR 97331, OR

Celebrate World Oceans Day with the UN's annual event, produced in partnership with non-profit Oceanic Global. Mark your calendars! Take a break during finals week and stop by the MSI and […]

Holoscenes

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

People sitting in a giant aquarium in the heart of the city. They are subjected to cyclical flooding. An extraordinary visual and  visceral experience, Holoscenes questions our ability to  respond to […]

Altamira 2042

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

Presiding over a captivating techno-shamanist ceremony and eco-feminist fable, Gabriela Carneiro da Cunha celebrates the life of Brazil’s Xingu River with a concert of deeply resonant  voices, sounds, and images.   […]

Water Day – A Conversation with Lars Jan

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

May 28th 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM MONTREAL, QUEBEC Holoscenes is a monumental aquarium, in which U.S artist  Lars Jan’s truly aquatic theatre takes place. His project  focuses on the consequences of […]

Water Day – The St. Lawrence: Protecting its Lives

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

  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 […]

Water Day – Dans le ventre de la baleine

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

  The multidisciplinary artist Maryse Goudreau has been following the beluga for two decades. This sonic and tactile work grants entry to a unique world. Thanks to a small sensory listening device, […]

Prints for Porpoise

Some superbly salted young creatives across Aotearoa New Zealand have come together with 'Prints for Porpoise' this World Ocean Day. Combining beautiful, hand-selected photographic prints with stunning infographics on our […]

Renaissance Wind Creek Aruba Resort – Lagoon Clean Up & Breakfast

Renaissance Wind Creek Aruba Resort Renaissance Wind Creek Aruba Resort, Oranjestad

At the Renaissance Wind Creek Aruba Resort our teams will gather to do a clean up of the lagoon at the Ocean Suites tower and enjoy a beach breakfast. All […]

The Young People’s Theatre SpongeBob Cast supports World Ocean Day

Bar Beach and Young Peoples Theatre 26 Lawson Street Hamilton, Newcastle

Young People’s Theatre’s production of ‘The SpongeBob Musical’ is proudly supporting and participating in World Ocean Day.  As suggested for World Ocean Day, the cast of ‘The SpongeBob Musical’ visited […]

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

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 […]

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 […]

Live Ocean Winter Dip

The Live Ocean Winter Dip is back for its third consecutive year on Wednesday 8 June to mark World Ocean Day. The ask is to take the plunge (ocean, river, […]

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. […]

I AM WATER: How deep is your love?

Cape Town, South Africa Cape Town

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 […]

June – Ocean Month in the Swakopmund Museum

Swakopmund Museum 8GFF+M8R, Strand St, Swakopmund, 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 […]

BC Marine Trails WOW Challenge

BC Marine Trails 3285 Roper Road Ladysmith, British Columbia

BC Marine Trails strives to secure water access for public recreation for present and future generations and links coastal communities together by water. To show our love of the coast, […]

Canadian Water Summit

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

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 […]

Lavagem

Usine C 1345 Ave. Lalonde, Montréal, QC H2L 5A9, Canada, Montréal, Quebec

  The Brazilian choreographer Alice Ripoll has created a playful,  political, poetic piece that upends notions of dirty and clean  and the racial prejudices that binary evokes. Combining dance,  acrobatics, song, and […]

Pick-up 4 Penguins

Penguins are marine sentinels; they provide scientists with insight into ocean health. Ocean changes impact penguin populations including warming waters and bioaccumulation of mercury in the food web. Entanglement is […]

#ForPlanetOcean Art Challenge

FASCINATING MARINE CREATURES📣 Prompt 1 is nearly here - 1st June Save The Date! The first year of the #ForPlanetOcean art challenge is here, and I am very excited to be hosting […]

Island Wide Ocean Stories Exhibition

Jersey Island-wide Jersey

‘Stories from the sea' exhibition and installations across 5 coastal locations across the month of June 2022. No matter where you are in Jersey, you are never more than ten […]

Conservation Crafts at OdySea Aquarium

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

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 […]

Library Event Series: Océan21

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

Océan21 pour faire découvrir à travers animations pour le jeune public, conférences, conférences, débats, projections, expositions de photos …  le patrimoine naturel et culturel marin et sensibiliser le public aux […]

Marine and Inland Waters Forum 

There are a multitude of activities happening across the Canadian Blue Economy addressing important economic, environmental, or cultural concerns. Unfortunately, many of these activities occur in isolation, robbing us of […]

Classe de Maître avec Lysanne Richard

June 1st 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM VIRTUAL 🤓 MASTER CLASS with high aerobatic athlete Lysanne Richard and her freediver and open water safety collaborator, François Leduc. The master class […]

Àros na Mara World Oceans Day Festival

Iona Port 2583 St. Columba Road, Iona, Nova Scotia

Àros na Mara is Gaelic for House of the Sea.  Our festival runs form June 2 to June 5th. World Oceans Day will be celebrated on Sunday, June 5th from […]

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 […]

RfP-IYCF Ocean Day Artwork

RELIGIONS FOR PEACE Interfaith Youth Climate Forum celebrates United Nations World Oceans Day on 8 June 2022. Calling All Creative Youth at Schools (Grade R to Grade 7) for Artwork […]

OKC Zoo Hosts World Oceans Day Celebration

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

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Invasive Species Survey

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

On June 3rd the OdySea Aquarium team will be conducting our second apple snail survey of 2022 on the Lower Salt River.  Team members will be contributing to important data […]

Istanbul Underwater Cleanup for Wold Ocean Day

Ortaköy Ortaköy, İstanbul

With the support of the ÇEVKO Foundation and with the participation of Istanbul University Institute of Marine Sciences and Management (IU-DEBİEN), Turkish Marine Research Foundation (TUDAV) and Search and Rescue […]

Grassroots Actions for Ecological Restoration of Rivers & Oceans

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

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 […]

LET’S GET CREATIVE FOR WORLD OCEAN DAY 2022

RISE UP would like to use the occasion of World Ocean Day to raise awareness with its school and youth members to promote how amazing our ocean is and how […]

Mangroves Education Program

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

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 […]

Galápagos Girl: Biologist Valentina Cruz at Orange County Libraries

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

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, […]

Consol Breathe World Oceans day swim

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

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 […]

The Big Paddle Cleanup

The Big Paddle Cleanup is British Canoeing's biggest week of action to date. Help us to protect the places we love to paddle from plastic pollution by organising your own […]

Pacific Islander Festival

Aquarium of the Pacific 100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach California, CA

Everyone is invited to celebrate Pacific Islander cultures at the Aquarium of the Pacific during its nineteenth annual Pacific Islander Festival on June 4 and 5, 2022. Experience the cultures […]

Reef and Beach clean up

Durban Undersea Club 79 Signal Rd, Point, Durban, 4001, South Africa, Durban

Our monthly reef and beach clean up will take place in conjunction with the Consol World Oceans day swim as long as the beaches are safe to be reopened by […]

Beach Clean-up, Regional Maritime University

Can you honestly say you’ve been good to the #Environment? Here is an opportunity to take #Action and #SaveOurOcean. Come and experience the act of #PlasticPunching 😄 Trust me you will be prompt to act at […]

World Oceans Week with Parley

With World Oceans Day just around the corner our global teams have been busy prepping an unprecedented series of actions – ranging from coastal habitat restoration in Hawai'i to nurdle […]

WOD Jersey Beachside Celebrations

Nude Food Beach La Haule Slip, Jersey

8.30am: Beachside Yoga with Claire O'Brien 9.30am: Blue Mind talk over a beachside breakfast with OCL Co-founder Tamsin Raine Tickets available here: www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/ocean-yoga-breakfast-club-tickets-324173972077 From 11.30am onwards: Beachside Ocean Exhibition Ocean […]

Beach Sweep for World Oceans Day

Fort Fisher State Recreation Area Fort Fisher State Recreation Area, 1000 Loggerhead Road, Kure Beach, NC 28449, Kure Beach, NC

Join us on Saturday, June 4th, for a beach sweep to help us celebrate World Oceans Day! This event is sponsored by AZA's Party for the Planet's "Spring into Action" […]

Nye Beach Cleanup, Newport OR

Nye Beach Turnaround Nye Beach Turnaround, Newport, OR

Students at Recess Outdoor Adventure School are hosting a beach cleanup on Saturday, June 4 from 10-11 am. The event will take place at the Nye Beach Turnaround in Newport, […]

Family BioBlitz

The Doon The Doon, Kirkcudbright, 4TL, B727, Kirkcudbright

Join Kirkcudbright Bay Bioblitz, Search for a Queen! A Nature Hunt for Everyone at Doon Bay, Kirkcudbright 10.00am to 3.00pm on Saturday 4th June While many will be celebrating the Queen’s […]

World Ocean Day at Portsmouth Public Library

Portsmouth Public Library 601 court street portsmouth va, Portsmouth, VA

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, […]

Beach Clean and YOGA

Gratton Beach 3 Grattan Rd, Beach Ct, Galway

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 […]

World Ocean Day at Kukui Grove Center & Kauai Ocean Discovery

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

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.