World Oceans Day 2019 falls in the middle of the 18th World Meteorological Congress, the World Meteorological Organisation’s major decision-making conference held every 4 years held at the Centre International de Conventions in Geneva. This year, oceans feature strongly on the Congress Agenda, as do gender perspectives; so it is an opportunity to weave the World Oceans Day theme throughout the session, raising awareness of inclusive approaches to working with our oceans to WMO’s 193 members.
Née en Tunisie d’une initiative de la société civile et partagée par quelques passionnés du sujet maritime, la Saison Bleue vise à rassembler de juin à septembre, sous un même label, près de 200 initiatives et manifestations mettant en valeur l’exceptionnel potentiel maritime de la Tunisie.
La Saison Bleue propose en trois mois un véritable circuit culturel, scientifique, économique, touristique, qui s’adressera directement à un public estimé à 2 voire 3 millions de personnes.
Ocean Park Conservation Foundation, Hong Kong (“OPCFHK”) will celebrate the annual No Straw Day at Ocean Park on 8 June - World Oceans Day! Explore interesting game booths and interactive activities which will teach you about the dangers of single-use plastic, with a chance to win special offers and a charming metal pin as prizes! There is no way to overstate the urgency of protecting nature and biodiversity. OPCFHK encourages everyone to practice green-living, starts from saying "NO!" to straws!
The theme for World Oceans Day 2019 is ‘Together we can protect and restore our ocean’. In conjunction with the event, Brunei will be seeing a number of initiatives driven to create awareness on plastic pollution. The Department of Environment, Parks and Recreation has recently launched a No Plastic Day Everyday campaign during Earth Day 2019 and a promotional video has been made to spread this awareness. There are also many social enterprises and NGOs pressing for similar issues.
Join the Eco Divers on Saturday June 8 to learn about our coral management program. Get a hands on experience and learn how we work with living coral and return it to our local reefs in a thoughtful and measured manner. Every last piece is precious to us and we want you to feel the same way too! Meet with us at