World Oceans Day 2018

World Oceans Day 2018 UN, 8 June 2018

As the photographer of this young yellow boxfish (Ostracion cubicus) said, small marine creatures as well as large ones are fascinating and worth protecting. The fish was in a rocky crevice in the Tweed River, New South Wales, Australia. Photo: winner in the Youth Category of World World Oceans Day 2018 …

World Oceans Day 8 June, 2017

World Oceans Day 8 June, 2017

“The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is an ambitious framework which, together, we will use to address these threats and improve people’s lives. The World Oceans Day provides an important opportunity to advocate for a sustainable future.”

— António Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations

2017 Theme: “Our World Oceans Day 8 June, 2017 …

World Ocean Day 2016

World Ocean Day 2016 8 June

“Urgent action on a global scale is needed to alleviate the world’s oceans from the many pressures they face, and to protect them from future dangers that may tip them beyond the limits of their carrying capacity.” Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.

2016 Theme: Healthy oceans, healthy planet

Plastic bottles World Ocean Day 2016 …

Tropical deforestation distorts rainfall and winds of the world.

Tropical deforestation distorts rainfall and winds of the world.

Iberian America reports, December 29, 2014

The catastrophic effects of deforestation are not limited to increased CO2 in the atmosphere. The elimination of forests changes the humidity and air flow, resulting in changes of fluctuations in rainfall patterns and temperature increases. The forests play a key Tropical deforestation distorts rainfall and winds of the world. …

2015 Theme: Healthy oceans, healthy planet

2015 Theme: Healthy oceans, Healthy planet.

Juny 8, 2015

View of the area around Ny-Ålesund, located on Svalbard, an archipelago in the Arctic Ocean north of mainland Europe. UN Photo/Mark Garten

The ocean is the heart of our planet. Like your heart pumping blood to every part of your body, the ocean connects people across 2015 Theme: Healthy oceans, healthy planet …

World Oceans Day 2014

World Oceans Day 2014

We have to ensure that oceans continue to meet our needs without compromising those of future generations. They regulate the planet’s climate and are a significant source of nutrition. Their surface provides essential passage for global trade, while their depths hold current and future solutions to humanity’s energy needs.

Secretary-General Ban World Oceans Day 2014 …

World Oceans Day 2013

World Oceans Day 2013

http://www.unesco.org/new/en/unesco/events/prizes-and-celebrations/celebrations/international-days/oceans-day/world-oceans-day-2013/

UNESCO – IOC Oceans

World Ocean Day is a time to celebrate our common treasure, which makes the Earth habitable for people by providing and regulating the climate, weather, oxygen, food and many other environmental, social and economic benefits. The oceans act as lungs of our planet, providing most World Oceans Day 2013 …