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Pacific Islands Pledge to Protect Ocean Against Climate Change

Majuro, Marshall Islands © Stefan Lins / Creative Commons

Majuro, Marshall Islands © Stefan Lins / Creative Commons

Published on Thursday, 21 September 2017 05:12

At the Pacific Islands Forum in Majuro (Marshall Islands), sixteen states renewed on Wednesday, September 4, their commitment to fight climate change, notably through marine protected areas.

Pacific islands are directly threatened by the rise in sea levels: some atolls stand just 2-3 meters above the surface. The Majuro Manifesto is a call for immediate action, and will be presented at the United Nations general assembly in New York.

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