June 8 is World Oceans Day, the global movement to recognize the importance of our shared ocean, celebrate the amazing plants and animals within it, and consider humanity’s dependence on a healthy blue planet for our survival.

Ocean Wise is celebrating World Oceans Day for the entire month of June.

Join us!

Ocean Wise Education: Ocean Wise’s education arm is hosting numerous exciting web events for Oceans Month! Our special June 8 Wet Lab Biologist Talk will celebrate World Oceans Day, and all month long Ocean Wise Education will be celebrating innovation in education with initiatives like Earth School; Wave of the Future: The Sustainable Blue Economy (an interactive resource for kids, families and educators); the World Ocean Day GLOBAL summit, and Ocean Wise Education’s brand-new series “Tales from the Deep: Insights from Ocean Wise Research.” Find the full schedule and education resources at Online Ocean or by following @OceanWiseEducation on Twitter.  

25th annual Ocean Awards, featuring David Suzuki – June 8 at 3pm: Ocean Wise Research Institute invites you to join, virtually, for the 25th annual Ocean Awards, on World Oceans Day. The Ocean Awards honour individuals and organizations for highly significant contributions to ocean conservation through research, communications and thought leadership. The online event will feature a keynote speech by the 2019 North Medalist, Dr. David Suzuki. Who better to spend World Oceans Day with? Register now.

Ocean Bridge: Ocean Wise’s amazing young professional ocean service and leadership program has young changemakers taking action across the nation with events and screenings. Check out Ocean Bridge’s jam-packed calendar of events for June, here.

Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup: Ocean Wise and WWF Canada’s Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup program celebrates this year’s World Oceans Day theme of ‘innovation for a sustainable ocean’ by offering virtual programming all month long including Facebook Live Trivia, webinars with WWF’s Arctic team, and live programming with the UN’s leading scientists, experts and changemakers. Fine our more, here

Ocean Wise Seafood: Ocean Wise’s sustainable seafood recommendation and promotion program will be sharing recipes, cooking demos, interviews with experts and other ideas and resources via social media to help partners and citizens take more concrete action on sustainable seafood sourcing. More.

Check our World Oceans Day website for the latest updates.

Don’t miss the 25th annual Ocean Awards, presented virtually, on June 8 (World Oceans Day) featuring a keynote speech by this year’s North Medallist, Dr. David Suzuki.

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