The UN Ocean Conference (27 June – 1 July 2022) co-hosted by the Governments of Kenya and Portugal, is a call for ocean action–urging global leaders and all relevant sectors at the Conference to boost ambition, mobilize partnerships and increase investment in science-driven and innovative approaches to reverse the decline in ocean health.

We can all join in efforts to restore the ocean’s good health. Check out 5 actions you can take and learn more about what the United Nations is doing on advancing Goal 14.


The Lazy Person’s Guide to Saving the Ocean

Everyone can do their part to reverse the decline of the Ocean. Every human on earth—even the most indifferent, laziest person among us—can be part of the solution. Fortunately, there are some easy things we can adopt into our routines that, if we all do it, will make a big difference.

Read more about the Lazy Person’s Guide to Saving the Ocean here.

Kahoot – Test Your Ocean Knowledge!

Saving our ocean must be a priority for everyone. To mobilize action, the UN Ocean Conference 2022 will propel much needed science-based innovative solutions aimed at starting a new chapter of global ocean action. Join us on Kahoot to test your knowledge and learn more about the ocean and how we can help build a better future for all.

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Beach Cleanup

This year, the #EUBeachCleanup 2022 edition—a collaboration between the EU and the UN—will kick off at the UN Ocean Conference. Why not organize your own beach clean-up, with your friends, colleagues, family and community.

SDG Book Club 

Our SDG14 reading list: Life Below Water explains the importance of the ocean and the critical role the ocean plays in our lives, from protecting our planet to providing jobs. The books will take you on underwater journeys and introduce you to many unique sea creatures while helping you to understand what problems affect our ocean’s health and what we can all do to help protect the ocean.  

More books are available on UN ilibrary:  

Act Now

We have solutions that can help us address climate change. And many of these solutions can help protect our ocean. From not buying single-use plastic products to consuming more sustainable seafood, we can make a difference. Start with these ten actions to help tackle the climate crisis and protect the Ocean. For more tips, and to log your actionsdownload the mobile app.