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Countries set to agree on decisive and actions to restore marine world to health as Ocean Conference

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The 193 Member States of the United Nations are set to unanimously agree to a set of measures that will begin the reversal of the decline of the ocean’s health as the five-day Ocean Conference concludes this afternoon. The outcome document, together with more than 1,300 commitments to action, marks a breakthrough in the global approach to the management and conservation of the ocean.



The Ocean Conference, the first UN conference of its kind on the issue has raised global consciousness of ocean problems ranging from marine pollution to legal and over fishing, from ocean acidification to lack of high seas governance. By including all stakeholders in the discussions, the Conference produced a comprehensive and actionable range of solutions.

Last Updated on Saturday, 10 June 2017 17:39  
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