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A Promising Start for a High Seas Treaty

IPS logo 1aUNITED NATIONS, Apr 9 2016 (IPS) – Delegates from 83 countries came together at the United Nations from March 28 to April 8 for the first in a series of landmark meetings on ocean protection.

This Preparatory Committee will help forge an agreement to determine how nations move forward to protect the high seas—the 64 percent of the ocean..

  • Elizabeth Wilson is the director of international ocean policy at The Pew Charitable Trusts…

Source: A Promising Start for a High Seas Treaty | Inter Press Service

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