In 2008, The United Nations General Assembly decided to designate WORLD OCEAN DAY on June 8th
(as of 2009) to remind everyone about the importance of our Oceans.
World Ocean Day 2020
? The theme for this year is “Innovation for a Sustainable Ocean”.
? On this day, people come together & discuss innovative ways to preserve & conserve our oceans.
? About 70% of the Earth’s surface is covered by Oceans.
? There are more marine species than those on land.
?Over 70-80% of our planets oxygen is produced by the Ocean.
? Waterfalls, lakes & rivers exist underwater in the Ocean.
?There are more historical artifacts on the ocean bed than in all of the museums of the world combined!
The rate at which our Oceans are getting polluted by plastic waste & garbage is alarming!
What’s the one thing you can do to protect the Big Blue?