September 15-16, 2016
Our Ocean, One Future
Take Action for Our Ocean
Los océanos son un recurso para todo el mundo
Contaminación marina – forme parte de la solución
Our Ocean, One Future (Social)
Our Ocean, One Future
Ocean Acidification- be part of the solution
Jack Johnson's Two Steps to Help Protect Our Ocean
NASA's Earth Minute: Sea Level Rise
Fish and other marine life need safe havens to thrive. That's why more of the world's ocean is being set aside in marine protected areas.
World leaders making up the International Union for Conservation of Nature World Conservation Congress travel to Hawaii for the 2016 conference.
Having seen the beauty of marine life, and ocean pollution, diver Anna Oposa realized that the sea needs protection, so she started Save Philippine Seas.
Marine sanctuaries protect nature while allowing people to use the waters sustainably. On World Ocean Day, read about U.S. marine sanctuaries.
A new generation of voyagers aboard the Hōkūle’a, a 62-foot voyaging canoe, is on a 60,000-nautical-mile voyage around the world.
Conservationists urge people to leave the regal blue tang, the fish star of "Finding Dory," in the wild to protect precious coral reefs.
Whale Alert provides a real-time display of the ocean and a ship’s position, along with information about where whales have been seen or heard recently.
A colorful fish made of plastic debris recovered from the ocean is displayed outside of the State Department to bring awareness of polluted waters.
Scientists estimate that by 2050 there will be more plastic in the ocean than fish. It's not too late to act and protect #OurOcean: Learn what you can do.
From the deep sea to Arctic ice, oceans are under enormous stress from millions of tons of plastic trash, which can remain in the environment for centuries.
During his solar-powered plane ride over the Pacific Ocean, pilot Bertrand Piccard saw a troubling scene: a mass of plastics polluting the water.
Plastic microbeads, found in cosmetic products and soaps, slip through drainage filtration systems and into waterways, harming fish and the environment.
A massive amount of the world’s garbage has found its way to the central Pacific Ocean. Ocean pollution is an urgent issue; learn more.
Scientists are crowdsourcing data to learn more about beluga whales, their social behaviors and how their environment is affected by climate change.
Music has always been a useful tool to raise awareness and prompt action on important issues, and global warming is no different. Listen to these sounds.
Greenhouse gases are altering ocean chemistry. The acidification is damaging marine creatures and their ability to avoid predators and find food and mates.
Who needs a lab coat when you have a wet suit? These citizen scientists are helping collect oceanic data by using SmartFin technology when they surf.
Fisheries face challenges that could mean the loss of food and jobs for billions. World leaders will meet at the Our Ocean conference, September 15–16.
High-profile U.S. companies are taking action to save marine life because bad fishing practices are harming ocean resources.
Pirates are stealing food from the world's table. A U.S. presidential task force is pushing for "aggressive steps" to stop illegal and unregulated fishing.
Humans depend on fish and oceans for survival, and the world is finally waking up to the dangers of overfishing and the importance of preserving fisheries.
People across the Arctic are facing extreme weather, unpredictable hunting seasons, unstable ice and other effects of global warming. What can they do?