World Ocean Network invites you to participate !


This year you can share the beauty and importance of the ocean, through your photographs!

The United Nations together with World Ocean Network, The World Underwater Picture Festival, The Ocean Project and Dive Photo Guide launched the First Annual World Oceans Day Photo Contest.


This inaugural World Oceans Day Photo Contest allows people from around the world to contribute their favorite photos under five themes:

1.       Underwater seascapes

2.       Underwater life

3.       Above water seascapes

4.       Humans’ positive interaction/experience with the ocean

5.       Youth: open category, any image of the ocean – below or above the surface – photographed by a young person, age 16 and under


Winning images will be recognized at the United Nations on Monday, 9 June 2014 during the United Nations event marking World Oceans Day 2014.

Submit your pictures (All entries must be submitted by June 3rd, 2014 at 5pm Eastern Standard Time (EST).

See the Guidelines and contest rules.