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Credit: deeper blue and Kevin De Vree

The United Nations World Oceans Day 2022 Photography Competition is now open for submissions.

This open and free photo competition, which is co-organized by the U.N. Division for Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea, Dive Photo Guide and various other organizations seeks to inspire the creation of imagery capturing the beauty of the ocean and the challenges it faces, hoping to contribute to actions to preserve this vital resource.

The competition has six thematic categories open for submissions: 

1. Revitalization; 

2. Above Water Seascapes;

3. Underwater Seascapes; 

4. Nature-Based Solutions & Ocean Exploration; 

5. Ocean Critters; 

6. Coastal Communities.

The submissions deadline is April 15th, 2022.

For full details about the competition: