High seas at stake as calls to adopt a global ocean treaty gather pace

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  • FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “High seas at stake as calls to adopt a global ocean treaty gather pace” – below is their description.

    Marine and other scientists are urging global leaders to fast-track an international treaty to protect the world’s high seas, the vast areas of ocean that fall outside national borders, and are increasingly at risk of environmental damage.  

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