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Do the oceans need new rules?

Source: BBC News
Dates: July 12, 2017
New rules are urgently needed to protect the open seas, scientists have warned. A report to a UN ocean conference in New York points out that more than 60% of the ocean has no rules because it’s outside national jurisdiction. Watch video here: ©BBC News


 

BBC Radio 4 Today Programme – Interview with Christiana Figueres

A report to a United Nations ocean conference in New York points out that more than 60% of the ocean has no rules because it is outside any national jurisdiction. Christiana Figueres is the former UN executive secretary on climate change and chief negotiator of the Paris agreement. Click here to listen to the full interview (TC 2:35:00)