World Oceans Day is an annual international day, celebrated on 8the June across the globe. The main reason to celebrate this day is to raise global awareness about the importance and need of the oceans. Oceans cover 71% of the planet and are home to many species. But due to pollution, the oceans are now in danger which ultimately damages biodiversity. So the world has to take immediate steps to save the oceans from the pollution.
Significance: The main aim or significance of this day is to create awareness of saving oceans to save life on Earth.
IMPOERTANCE OF OCEAN
Oceans cover 70% of the Earth
Produces at least 50% of our planet’s oxygen.
It is our life source
Home to most of Earth’s biodiversity.
It’s time to put the Ocean first.
World Ocean Day 2023 theme: The theme of World Ocean Day 2023 is “Planet Ocean: Tides Are Changing.”
“No water, no life. No blue, no green.”— Sylvia Earle
“The ocean is a mighty harmonist.” – William Wordsworth
“The ocean is everything I want to be: beautiful, mysterious, wild, and free.”
“The ocean stirs the heart, inspires the imagination, and brings eternal joy to the soul.” – Wyland
We are tied to the ocean. And when we go back to the sea, whether it is to sail or to watch, we are going back from whence we came.” – John F. Kennedy
“The ocean stirs the heart, inspires the imagination, and brings eternal joy to the soul.” – Robert Wyland
“Faith is knowing there is an ocean because you have seen a brook.”— William Arthur Ward
“If a man doesn’t learn to treat the oceans and the rain forest with respect, man will become extinct.” — Peter Benchley
“There is no Planet B” — Ban Ki-moon
“We know that when we protect our oceans we’re protecting our future.” — President Bill Clinton
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