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Event : Nature

World Oceans Day

World Oceans Day
© World Ocean Day

This international day aims to remind us and make us aware of the role of oceans as a source of life. It will take place worldwide on 08/06/13.

Simultaneously over 5 continents, aquariums, science centres, museums, associations and educational institutions for the marine environment in the World Ocean Network will offer the public, of all ages, festivities full of fun activities that make a real difference.

Artistic and educational workshops, conferences, beach/port clean-ups, films, stories and competitions are organised simultaneously throughout the week and weekend.

Operations are planned on 5 continents, in France as well as in Mauritania, Italy, the United States, Australia and Denmark.

Objectives of World Oceans Day

The 4 main objectives:

  • To make people adopt a new perspective by encouraging them to think about what water represents,
  • To raise awareness of living creatures and the habitats existing in our rivers and oceans,
  • To change our habits in order to preserve them for future generations,
  • To celebrate.

Discover the multitude of events linked to the day on the site below!


  • tel. : +32 (0) 2 414 02 09
  • website :




We are not responsible for any changes in dates and/or programmes. Please contact the organiser prior to departure.