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ANNOUNCEMENT: Zistwar Nou Losean 2022 Global Youth Collective

The Zistwar Nou Losean (Story of Our Ocean) Global Youth Collective is inspired by the National Geographic Education/Adobe ā€˜Storytelling For Impactā€™ series; inviting the youth from 8-25 years old to use different vehicles  (photography, video or digital graphic) to tell impactful stories of Our Ocean without plastic pollution. Organized by Danielle Zelin, NatGeo Certified Educator and Prashant […]

ANNOUNCEMENT: NOAA Fisheries Releases Status of the Stocks and Fisheries of the U.S. Reports

Today, NOAA Fisheries released two flagship reportsā€”the 2021 Status of Stocks report and the 2020 Fisheries of the United States report. ā€œThese reports help capture our shared and continued commitment to sustainable fisheries management in the U.S. as we continue to make progress in rebuilding and ending overfishing on stocks and work to increase the […]

ANNOUNCEMENT: New Study: More and Better U.S. Marine Protected Areas Needed to Protect Key Ecosystems

EMBARGOED FOR: May 18, 2022 9A EST NEW STUDY: MORE AND BETTER U.S. MARINE PROTECTED AREAS NEEDED TO PROTECT KEY ECOSYSTEMS MAY 18, 2022, CORVALLIS, OREGON ā€” A sweeping new analysis of US Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) published today in Frontiers in Marine Science, co-authored by scientists from 22 institutions across 14 states, identified significant […]

ANNOUNCEMENT: Soft Launch of the Bangladesh Centre for Ocean Law and Policy (BCOLP)

The Bangladesh Centre for Ocean Law and Policy (BCOLP) is going to be launched on the World Ocean Day (8 June 2022).   BCOLP is a non-profit, non-partisan forum for education, research and training on ocean law and policy, focusing on Bangladesh and the Bay of Bengal. BCOLP aims to generate debates and discussions on […]

#vintagefortheocean

A gathering of vintage sellers posting blue, beach and ocean themed items to raise awareness for  world ocean day and sustainable shopping. Learn more here.

ANNOUNCEMENT: 21st Century Mermaids Season 2 Launch!

21st Century Mermaids podcast is launching Season 2! The podcast features womxn in ocean science dedicated to supporting the UN Sustainable Development Goals and the Decade of Ocean Science. As an official activity of the Decade of Ocean Science we talk about a broad range of ocean topics with our incredible mermaid guests. Be sure […]

ANNOUNCEMENT: ‘Er Soulier’ Seafood Waste and Marine Litter Sneaker Debut

In the lead up to World Ocean Day 2022 on  June 8, French artist and designer EugĆØne Riconneaus is debuting the ā€˜ER Soulierā€™ sneaker, made from marine litter. Made possible by upcycling, which gives a second life to waste and unused objects, the collection was inspired by a desire to combat pollution of the seas […]

ANNOUNCEMENT: Clean Coasts: Enjoy and Protect our Coast – New Guide Release

The Clean Coasts programme works with over 1,800 communities and 37,000 volunteers to help protect and care for Irelandā€™s waterways, coastline, seas, ocean and marine life, by organizing hundreds of beach clean-ups each year, mobilizing thousands of volunteers, and removing large quantities of marine litter from our coastline. The Irish coast offers breath-taking views, beautiful […]

ANNOUNCEMENT: Introducing the Community Ocean Engagement Global Initiative

The Ocean Foundation is proud to launch our newest initiative, the Community Ocean Engagement Global Initiative (COEGI), today on World Ocean Day 2022. Ocean literacy is an essential and prerequisite component of the ocean conservation movement. Over the past 20 years, The Ocean Foundation has moved more than $16M into the area of ocean literacy. […]

ANNOUNCEMENT: World Oceans Day Photography Competition 2022

In connection with World Oceans Day 2022 (June 8) Celebrations, the Research Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture is conducting a Photography Competition on two categories (1) Seascapes, life and human Interaction (for graduate, post graduates and research scholars) (2) Youth Category: any image of the ocean (above or below the surface) (for School students) (Youth […]

ANNOUNCEMENT: park4night Contest // World Ocean Day Clean Up

// CONTEST // On the 08th of June, letā€™s take part in the World Ocean Day!  Letā€™s gather and clean the beaches, the river and lake banks. Share your nice actions with #NatureProtectP4N and weā€™ll share it in our story.    TO WIN: 4 yearly park4night+ subscriptions!    TO PARTICIPATE: - Follow the account @park4night […]

ANNOUNCEMENT: Clean Cornwall Change Makers Initiative Launch

Here at Clean Cornwall we are proud to announce that we will be officially launching our Change Makers initiative on the 8th of June. This scheme will allow local businesses and organizations to show their support for the environmental work that we do here at Clean Cornwall, and to evidence their social and corporate responsibility […]

ANNOUNCEMENT: Tomorrow – The Race Is On Documentary

Tomorrow - The Race Is On, is a documentary film written and directed by Prashant Mohesh, National Geographic Young Explorer, Documentary Filmmaker and World Ocean Day Youth Advisory Council Member (read the interview with Prashant here). The documentary is a highlight the biodiversity of Mauritius, endemic species, plastic pollution, climate change, coral reefs degradation and […]

ANNOUNCEMENT: Ocean Youth Eco International Film Festival – submissions requested!

Renaissance College 5 Hang Ming St, Ma On Shan, Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Ocean Youth Eco International Film Festival (OYEIFF) is an annual film festival for young filmmakers focusing on raising awareness about ocean protection.  ā€‹Short films (no longer than 30 minutes) made by primary and secondary school students will be screened online and on location in Hong Kong (depending on covid restrictions).  The festival is open to […]

ANNOUNCEMENT: Book release – The Global Ocean by Rochelle Strauss

June 10th 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM VIRTUAL Though we think of Earthā€™s five oceans as separate and distinct, they are actually a linked system of circulating water that is one single ocean ā€“ the global ocean. Join bestselling author, Rochelle Strauss, as she launches and reads from her newest book, The Global Ocean! Read more […]

ANNOUNCEMENT: Greenpeace USA calls for Biden Administration Leadership as the Final Round of Global Ocean Treaty negotiations stall

Greenpeace USA calls for Biden Administration Leadership as the Final Round of Global Ocean Treaty negotiations stall Hundreds march for the oceans in New York; photos and videos will be available here. NEW YORK, NY (August 18, 2022) - Today, Greenpeace USA sent a letter to the Biden Administration asking them to send high-level representation, such […]