Articles & News Tagged “World Oceans Day”


Happy World Oceans Day 2021 Photo

Happy World Oceans Day 2021

Happy World Oceans Day to the Wetpixel community and to image-makers worldwide! So, there is no doubt that every day should be World Oceans Day, but having the UN designate a day in which we all remember and reinforce our commitments to the planet’s oceans and use our imagery to help persuade people that they should be involved in finding solutions for their long-term survival, is a positive and motivating power for good. Please dive into your image libraries and share them wherever you can!

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Full Schedule: UN World Oceans Day 2020 Photo

Full Schedule: UN World Oceans Day 2020

Come and join the United Nations on 8 June for a full day of online discussion, imagery, and motivation aiming to “raise global awareness of the benefits humankind derives from the ocean and our individual and collective duty to use its resources sustainably.” AT 12:40 pm, Ellen Cuylaerts will announce the results of the 2020 UN World Oceans Day Photo Competition, and the event will culminate with a live celebration of the oceans by musicians from around the world.

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NG publishes 17 of David Doubilet’s images for World Oceans Day Photo

NG publishes 17 of David Doubilet’s images for World Oceans Day

National Geographic has published 17 of underwater photographer David Doubilet’s most “jaw-dropping” images as well as an interview in honor of World Oceans Day. Doubilet, widely considered one of the most influential underwater photographers of all time, had his first image published in National Geographic magazine in 1972. It is fitting to choose the images of such a well respected photographer as a window into the ocean on this day.

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Oceans Day 2016 Photo

Oceans Day 2016

Profusions of vibrant marine life cover this reef in a vivid bouquet of colors in Komodo, Indonesia. Today is World Oceans Day, a day earmarked to both celebrate the oceans and to encourage collaboration to preserve them for the future. The theme for 2016 is “Healthy Oceans, Healthy Planet”, with an aim of reducing plastic pollution.

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Happy World Oceans Day 2015 Photo

Happy World Oceans Day 2015

Today, 8 June is World Oceans Day. This year, the theme is Healthy oceans, healthy planet and the aim is to persuade people to use less plastic in order to reduce pollution. There are over 400 events planned worldwide to celebrate the day and to help the planet’s oceans.

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