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Conference on the High Seas in Paris

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Manta ray off the Marquesas. © Yann Hubert / AAMP

Published on Thursday, 23 November 2017 00:44

Many prominent players of ocean conservation gather in Paris today, 11 April 2013, to consider the protection of biodiversity in the high seas.

Organized around the French ministers in charge of the Environment, Delphine Batho, and of the Sea, Frédéric Cuvilier, this meeting reflects French efforts to carry forward the international commitments made in 2012 at Rio+20 for the sustainable management of marine resources in zones beyond national jurisdiction.

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Launch of the Global Ocean Commission

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Urchin and school of cardinalfish near the Marquesas. © Claude Rives

Published on Thursday, 23 November 2017 00:44

Global leaders launched on Feb. 12, 2013, in London a new initiative to restore health and productivity to the ocean: the Global Ocean Commission.

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