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New High Seas Treaty Could Be a Gamechanger for the Ocean

A historic international treaty to protect marine biodiversity is currently being negotiated, but will it be strong enough to create reserves and boost conservation efforts? 

Most of us have never been to the world’s immense last wilderness and never will.

  • Tara Lohan
  • The Revelator

It’s beyond the horizon and often past the limits of our imaginations.

It contains towering underwater mountain ranges, ancient corals, mysterious, unknown forms of life and the largest seagrass meadow in the world.

Yet it begins just 200 nautical miles off our shores.

Technically referred to as “areas beyond national jurisdiction,” these remote expanses…

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