World Oceans Day, 2021

08 June 2021

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On 8 June 2021, the second virtual celebration of United Nations (UN) World Oceans Day will take place, highlighting the theme ‘The ocean: life and livelihoods’, which aims to shed light on the role of the ocean as a life source, as well as informing the public of the impact of human actions on oceans.

A declaration of intentions will also be published on World Oceans Day 2021, detailing the challenges that need to be met in order to achieve the UN sustainable development goal of conserving and sustainably using the oceans, seas and marine resources by 2030.

Source: UN World Oceans Day, June 2021