World Ocean Day 2023: Date, Significance, facts and more1 min read 07 Jun 2023, 02:38 PM IST
World Ocean Day, established by the UN in 2008, raises awareness of the importance of the oceans and the need to protect them. This year's theme is 'Planet Ocean: Tides are Changing' and events are held globally to promote sustainable utilization of resources.
World Ocean Day was established by the United Nations in 2008 and is recognized on June 8 every year. It aims at raising awareness of the importance of the ocean and the ways in which it can be protected. It is organized by the Office of Legal Affairs' Division for Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea, in collaboration with Oceanic Global in the form of conferences and seminars every year.