Our Ocean, an Ocean for life

Oceans cover 71% of our planet. We all rely on them: for our water, our food, our climate, our air. Nearly half of the World’s population depends directly on the sea for their livelihoods. But human activity has left the oceans suffering. From pollution, overexploitation, coastal degradation and climate change.

Our Ocean, Malta 5-6th October 2017

On 5 and 6 October 2017, the European Union hosted the 4th edition of the Our Ocean conference in Malta. The outcome of the conference was unprecedented and stands to prove that together we can ensure a future for Our Ocean, which is safe, secure, clean and healthy.