World Oceans Day

© Jürgen Freund / WWF-Canon

World Oceans Day, is a time to remember the life-giving role of oceans. The Government of Canada proposed the concept of World Oceans Day in 1992 at the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro and the day has been celebrated internationally ever since. As of 2009, June 8 has been officially declared by the United Nations as "World Oceans Day."

To learn more, visit: World Oceans Day

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