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World Ocean Day

World Ocean Day is celebrated all over the world today i.e. on 08 June.  The main reason for celebrating this day is to throw light on the topics of biodiversity, food security, ecological balance, climate change, indiscriminate use of marine resources etc. and to create awareness about the benefits of sea in human life.

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History of World Oceans Day Oceans Day was first proposed on 8 June 1992 at the Global Forum in Rio de Janeiro. However, in 2008 the United Nations General Assembly resolved that 8 June would be designated as 'World Oceans Day' by the United Nations.  After this, the first World Ocean Day was celebrated in the year 2009 with the theme 'Our Oceans, Our Responsibility.

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What is the purpose? The purpose of celebrating this day is to inform and educate the public about the impact of human actions on the oceans, to develop a worldwide movement of citizens and to unite the world's population on a project for the sustainable management of the world's oceans.

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World Oceans Day 2022 Theme For this, a theme is also issued every year. The theme of this year i.e. 2022 is Revitalization: Collective Action for the Ocean.

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