Hi From the Blues. It is World Oceans Day!

world oceans day Jun 08, 2020

Today (8th of June) is World Oceans Day. World Oceans Day annually celebrated on the 8th of June. This day first proposed by Canada's International Centre for Ocean Development (ICOD) and the Ocean Institute of Canada (OIC) at the Earth Summit– UN Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It proposed in 1992. This day recognized by the United Nations in 2008. World Oceans Day's motto is Together We Can. This day's purpose is to encourage countries to take action to restore and protect the oceans. Also, this day is powered by World Oceans Day Youth Advisory Council. If you want to learn more details about World Oceans Day you can visit the day's website

Here Are 3 Interesting Facts About Oceans You Never Heard

1 World 's Biggest Oxygene Resource

It is known that forests are the biggest Oxygene resources but it is wrong. World's biggest Oxygene resources are oceans. Almost %80 of Oxygene we breathe is produced by marine plants.  

2 The Majority of Life on World is Aquatic

You may surprise about hearing this but yes the population of aquatic animals is more than those on the island. 94 percent of the living creature is from the seas and oceans.

3 Only 5 Percent of Ocean Planets Are Explored

According to the Ocean Service, less than 5 percentage of sea planets are discovered. this number is increasing gradually. Scientists are working to explore more ocean planets to know our oceans better.

Maritime Museums

Almost in every country, there is an Ocean Museum. Here are some of the most popular ones.  

1 National Maritime Museum

This museum is located in England Greenwich. Museum has a rich collection of marine exhibits.


2 Sydney Maritime Museum

As you can understand from the name of the museum it is located in Australia. The museum is in operation for 2 decades. It is the biggest resource about World and Australia's history of maritime

3 San Diego Maritime Museum  

It is a heaven of exploration for maritime enthusiasts. It has a big and various collections. Also, the museum organizes some programs both educational and recreational for maritime enthusiasts.  

Lastly, if you want to learn more about other museums you can read our writing about Museums Day. You may learn about other types of museums additionally you can learn about some museums that you can visit online.