FREE SHIPPING ON ALL ORDERS OVER £50.00 / €80.00 / $100.00

Global Goals – World Oceans Day

June 08, 2019

Global Goals – World Oceans Day

World Oceans Day is a celebration of our ocean, coordinated and promoted internationally by The Ocean Project since 2002 and officially recognized by the United Nations. This annual celebration takes place on the 8th June and brings together organisations and individuals for awareness raising events on a global scale, as well as acting as a call for ocean conservation action throughout the year.

With increasing awareness of plastic pollution entering waterways around the globe, millions of people will take action for a better future by eliminating single-use plastics, including straws, bags and bottles. Last year over 1,500 events were organized in more than 140 inland and coastal countries, including events hosted by schools, aquariums, zoos and businesses.

“World Oceans Day is the perfect chance to shine the spotlight on the ocean and to celebrate the many ways that oceans sustain people and our planet,” said Jack Johnson, Musician, Surfer and Environmental Activist. “We can all take action on World Oceans Day, joining youth leaders and a global movement, to come together in support of healthy and plastic free seas.”

For 2019, the theme, Together We Can, focuses on what we can all do together to create a healthy ocean and better future. Millions of people are expected to virtually join hands around the world to show their support for protecting our shared ocean.

Bill Mott, Executive Director of The Ocean Project, the non-profit organization that coordinates World Oceans Day stresses the importance of individual action “Whether you live far inland or on the coast, the ocean affects each one of us and our personal decisions affect the ocean.”

 

For more information, or to find an event near you, visit: www.WorldOceansDay.org.

 





Also in Le Journal

Wheels of change
Wheels of change

June 24, 2020

1.3 million Brits bought a bike during lockdown, opting for cost saving, freedom-enabling exercise with green credentials - join them!

Continue Reading

Fig Fridays
Fig Fridays

June 19, 2020

Cocktail Shakers at the ready - who said healthy living had to mean boring?

Continue Reading

Make Your Own Face Mask
Make Your Own Face Mask

June 15, 2020

Facemasks will be compulsory from the 15th June in the UK on all public transport, make your own with an old t-shirt and absolutely no sewing skills!

Continue Reading

In the loop

Sign up for 10% off your first order plus news & views delivered direct to your inbox. #NoMoreExcuses