UN ocean treaty is ‘once in a lifetime’ chance to protect the high seas

Negotiators aim to agree on legal framework for protecting international waters that are key to ‘life as we know it’The world has a “once in a lifetime” chance to protect the high seas from exploitation, warned scientists and environmentalists, as negotiators meet at the UN headquarters in New York this week to hammer out a new treaty on the oceans.One scientist described the treaty, which will set out a legal framework to protect biodiversity and govern the high seas, as the most significant ocean protection agreement for four decades. Continue reading… Source – Full Article https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/mar/10/un-ocean-treaty-is-once-in-a-lifetime-chance-to-protect-the-high-seas

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