World Oceans Day 2019


June 8 was officially designated by the United Nations as World Oceans Day  in December 2008 with its resolution 63/111.  It is a celebration to galvanize efforts to protect Earth's ocean, which drives global systems that make the planet habitable for humankind.   The focus of World Oceans Day 2019 is on "Gender & the Ocean."  

AGU Leaders in Ocean Sciences

AGU is proud of the work of its members who serve in leadership positions in the Ocean sciences section or on our board and council whose work drives those efforts forward. 

Celebrate 100 Grants: World Oceans Day

AGU members around the globe are carrying out World Oceans Day activities with the support of Celebrate 100 Science Day Grants.  Learn more!

Eos: Women in Oceanography Still Navigate Rough Seas

Read this Eos feature to learn more about the challenges women in ocean sciences still face as well as some recent initiatives to work toward a more equitable future.