Get Ready for World Oceans Day 2017!

The Ocean Project promotes and coordinates World Oceans Day as a unique opportunity to celebrate our ocean and its life, and engage people in positive and empowering ways. The theme for World Oceans Day 2017 is "Our Oceans, Our Future," with a conservation action focus on encouraging solutions to plastic pollution and preventing marine litter for a healthier ocean and a better future.

Get ready for World Oceans Day with updated free resources and event ideas for 2017. New promotional materials include posters available in 15 languages, graphics for social media, videos, and more! We have also teamed up again this year with The Octonauts to support you in celebrating in engaging ways for World Oceans Day. The updated Octonauts kit for 2017 includes graphics and activities that will help make your celebration more fun than ever!

Looking for ideas for your World Oceans Day celebration? Check out the event planning guide for dozens of event and activity ideas and information, from art exhibits and festivals to races and contests. Head over to the World Oceans Day blog for even more event ideas updated regularly. Do you already know how you or your organization will be celebrating this year? Submit your event to the world map!

The World Oceans Day site serves as a central coordinating platform for World Oceans Day, with new free resources each year and inspiring ideas for everyone – no matter where you live – to help expand the reach and impact of World Oceans Day on June 8, and continue year-round. Check the website frequently and sign up for the newsletter for updates!