World Oceans Day 2020: Themes and All you need to Know

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World Oceans Day 2020: Themes and All you need to Know

World Ocean Day is observed every year on 08 June. This day is observed to raise global awareness about the importance of the ocean in our lives and the ways through which we can protect it.

The theme of UN World Oceans Day 2020 is ‘Innovation for a Sustainable Ocean’. The theme focuses on the Innovation that relates to the introduction of new methods, ideas, or products. This year the celebration will take place as a virtual event produced in partnership with Ocean Global.

The government of Canada had proposed the concept of World Ocean Day, at the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro in 1992. Officially World Ocean Day was established by the United Nations General Assembly in 2008 to be celebrated worldwide annually on 8 June to resolve the issues of oceans and also to save ocean water.