World Ocean Day 2021: Take pledge to prevent plastic pollution


Bhubaneswar: On the occasion of World Ocean Day 2021, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik urged the people to take a pledge to prevent plastic pollution and keep the oceans clean for a healthier planet.

“Oceans have a vital role in sustaining life on Earth. Oceans provide us oxygen, major source of water, food and play a crucial role in regulating climate. On #WorldOceansDay, let us all pledge to prevent plastic pollution and keep the oceans clean for a healthier planet,” tweeted the Chief Minister.

Renowned sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik has created a sand art at the Puri beach with the message “Preserve our oceans”.