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World Oceans Day 2023: Date, Theme, History, Significance

World Oceans Day 2023: Date, Theme, History, Significance – Every year, World Oceans Day is celebrated on 8 June to raise awareness among people regarding the significance of oceans, and the importance of preserving and conserving ocean resources.

  • World Oceans Day acts as a reminder to realize and appreciate the contribution of oceans in our lives, from delivering food to regulating and supporting biodiversity and the climate.

Theme – World Oceans Day 2023

  • The theme of World Oceans Day 2023 is “Planet Ocean: The Tides are Changing.”

World Oceans Day 2023 – History

  • In 1992, the Canadian government first proposed the concept of celebrating ocean day on a global level at the Earth Summit held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
  • UN General Assembly passed an official resolution to celebrate 8 June as World Oceans Day.

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World Oceans Day 2023: 10 Inspiring Quotes

  • “With every drop of water you drink, every breath you take, you’re connected to the sea. No matter where on Earth you live.” [Sylvia Earle].
  • “We ourselves feel what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean. But the ocean would be less because of that missing drop.” [Mother Teresa].
  • “The ocean stirs the heart, inspires the imagination and brings eternal joy to the soul.” [Robert Wyland].
  • “The ocean makes me feel really small and it makes me put my whole life into perspective… it humbles you and makes you feel almost like you’ve been baptized. I feel born again when I get out of the ocean.” [Beyoncé].
  • “The ocean is like a big blue heart that connects all living creatures. We must protect it for the sake of our own survival.” [Eugenie Clark].


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