Glass celebrates World Oceans Day

EVERY year since 2002 World Oceans Day has been celebrated on June 8. While Covid-19 and the rules around social distancing are changing how we recognise our blue planet this year, the need for action is more important than ever.


World Oceans Day

This year World Oceans Day is growing the global movement to call on world leaders to protect 30 per cent of the world’s oceans by 2030 – a campaign named 30by30. By safeguarding a least 30 per cent  of
our ocean through a network of highly protected areas, we can help ensure a healthy home for both marine and human life.



Beneath the sea – celebrating World Oceans Day

“We are delighted by the number of global events taking place this year” said Jeff Demain, World Oceans Day Manager. “The range of online actions is compelling. Where safe, there are
a number of beach clean-ups taking place in every corner of our globe. The key conservation message of protecting 30% of our land and ocean by 2030 is being carried far and wide in this year’s

With special emphasis on their digital reach, the World Oceans Day social media hashtags of #WorldOceansDay and #ProtectOurHome are being used to support this necessary campaign.

by Amanda Bernstein

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