World Oceans Day 2018 is just around the corner!
Whether you live on the coast, or within a land-locked city, Friday 8th June is a whole day dedicated to the ocean and for people around the world to celebrate its incredible marine life.
Get together with family, friends and your local communities and raise awareness of how we can work to protect and celebrate our shared ocean during this, the International Year of the Reef!
Want to get involved but not sure how? Let us help you finding an event, organise your own, or educating friends and family in fun and exciting ways!
A great place to start – the World Oceans Day website
World Oceans Day for Schools
World Oceans Day for Schools is a great resource for teachers.
Register your school’s interest (here) to be sent free resources to help arrange special school assemblies, a dress-up day and ocean-themed lessons!
“Dive in, Discover and Celebrate”
What can you do right now to help the world’s Oceans?
We have some great hints and tips right here, small actions you can take each day to lessen your impact on the marine life within our incredible oceans.
Follow along on social media and support the cause
Stuck at work on Friday 8th? Not to worry, there will be plenty of action across social media accounts, sign up and follow along. Here are some key accounts to check out;
International Year of the Reef:
Facebook: International Year of the Reef
World Oceans Day:
Facebook: World Oceans Day
Other sites to check out:
6 things you can do to help the reef right now – Great Barrier Reef Foundation
Take Action – The Coral Reef Alliance
10 easy steps to help protect coral reefs – The Nature Conservancy
Take Action – The Ocean Agency