World Ocean Day 2021: History and importance of Ocean Day, know why this day is celebrated

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World Oceans Day 2021: June 8 is celebrated worldwide as World Oceans Day. Let us know what is the importance and the theme of this time

History of World Oceans Day

According to the United Nations website, it celebrates World Oceans Day on 8 June every year. But before that, after the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development held in Rio de Janeiro in 1992, many countries have celebrated this special day since 1992. But later in 2008, the United Nations General Assembly decided that from 2009 June 8 would be celebrated as World Oceans Day.

World ocean day 2021 theme

The theme is given every time on the ocean by the United Nations. This year the theme of World Oceans Day is “The Ocean: Life and Livelihoods”. On this day many events, seminars, rallies are organized to spread awareness about the oceans among the people. But this time it is not possible due to the Corona pandemic. So this year’s celebrations on World Oceans Day will be conducted online.

Importance of World Oceans Day 2021

The rate at which we are polluting our oceans is quite worrying. On this special day, there is a need to end activities that harm marine life such as offshore oil drilling and plastic pollution. At the same time, on World Ocean Day, people come together and discuss the safety of the ocean so that our future generations can understand the importance of oceans and they can contribute to saving them.

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