Today we celebrate the lifeline of our planet and the heartbeat of our world - the vast and mighty ocean.
Our oceans are the lungs of our planet, providing over half of the oxygen we breathe. They regulate our climate, absorbing vast amounts of carbon dioxide and mitigating the impacts of climate change deep below its surface.
And let's not forget the incomparable biodiversity that resides within its depths, providing sustenance, habitat, and benefits to countless species - including our own.
Yet, our oceans are under constant threat. Over the past 100+ years, human activities have taken a toll, from pollution and overfishing to the devastating impacts of climate change.
It's now time for us to stand as stewards of the sea, embracing the responsibility to protect and restore the delicate balance that sustains life both above and below the water's surface.
World Oceans Day holds a crucial mission – to raise awareness about the impact of human activities on our oceans. It calls upon people from every corner of the globe to join forces, fostering a collective endeavor for the sustainable management of our precious marine environments. It's a day to acknowledge the challenges we face and rally together for a brighter (and blue-er) future.
In our special edition World Oceans Day video, we share inspiring stories from our partners, supporters, ambassadors, and team members who voice why they plant SeaTrees and why it matters. Their voices ring with the reminder of the urgent need to restore and regenerate our ocean's health.
This World Oceans Day we invite you to be inspired and take action to become part of the solution because together, we can create a wave of change that resonates across the globe for years to come. Dive into our projects, explore the stories behind them, and discover how you can make a difference. Share your reasons, share your journey, and let your voice be heard!
To learn more and get involved, visit our website, follow us on social media, and plant your first tree in the sea today! Together, we can ensure a thriving Ocean Planet for ourselves and future generations.