Our ocean doesn’t get enough attention and protection despite its fundamental importance. That's why we've created this officially endorsed Ocean Decade Toolkit providing key facts, imagery and other tools needed to help create awareness and inspire action.
// Arthur C. Clarke — Author
// John Kerry — U.S. Special Presidential Envoy for Climate
// Anne Stevenson — American-British Poet and Writer
These are the headline issues that everyone should be aware of.
We’re causing ocean warming and deadly underwater heat waves
We’re changing the chemistry of the ocean
We’ve eaten 90% of the big fish and many of the smaller ones, too
We’ve lost even more ocean life through bycatch and destructive fishing
Our coastal runoff pollution is causing huge dead zones
We’ve used the ocean as a giant rubbish dump
The United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goal 14 (SDG 14)
Governments around the world are increasing support for ocean protection legislation.
There are plenty of ocean conservation organizations doing great work.