Action focus for 2018:
preventing plastic pollution and encouraging solutions for a healthy ocean
As the photographer of this young yellow boxfish (Ostracion cubicus) said, small marine creatures as well as large ones are fascinating and worth protecting. The fish was in a rocky crevice in the Tweed River, New South Wales, Australia.Photo: winner in the Youth Category of World Oceans Day Photo Competition/Jack McKee.
Change starts with you
There are many things we can do as individuals to reduce our plastic consumption.
Remember: Use less plastic and recycle the plastic you must use.
Use these hashtags in social media to spread the word to help clean up our ocean: #WorldOceansDay, #SaveOurOcean.