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Researchers call for a robust High Seas Treaty in order to protect penguin species
Penguins may not require passports to travel, but they do need protection, according to an international research team who analyzed 131 scientific pap...
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Former New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark – “Preventing devastation on the high seas – and beneath them”
Op-ed by Former New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark calling for the conclusion of the negotiations for an ambitious High Seas Treaty that meaningfu...
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Video: The Emperor Seamounts – The Hidden Natural Wonders of the World
The Leading Women for the Ocean network call for an immediate, concerted international effort to adopt a robust and ambitious UN High Seas Treaty to h...
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Comunicado de prensa: Expertos destacan valor del alta mar para la conservación del océano
EL CAMINO HACIA LA CREACIÓN DE LA PRIMERA GENERACIÓN DE ÁREAS MARINAS PROTEGIDAS EN ALTA MAR...
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Hidden Wonders of the High Seas – a path to creating the first generation of high seas marine protected areas
How much do you know about the extraordinary species and habitats of the High Seas? Launching the Hidden Wonders of the Natural World campaign...
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All UK supermarkets, and many other companies, come out in support for a robust BBNJ Treaty
For the 1st time, all UK supermarkets & many other companies have stepped forward together to make a stand on biodiversity. The Sustainable Seafood Co...
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Youth for Ocean Digital Summit – Register Now!
This inspiring Summit, planned for November 25-27 2021, will generate a powerful space where 200 young change-makers will co-build bold campaigns to d...
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IUCN World Conservation Congress Urges U.N. to Finalize Treaty to Protect High Seas by Early 2022
The vote signals growing consensus on the need to conserve biodiversity and mitigate climate change. ...
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Greenpeace – High Stakes: The environmental and social impacts of destructive fishing on the high seas of the Indian Ocean
In this report, we will focus on fishing pressure on the high seas of the western Indian Ocean; the threats this industry poses to biodiversity and li...
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Webinar Registration – The MPA Guide: A Framework to Achieve Global Goals for the Ocean
The MPA Guide is a peer-reviewed study that will be published in the prestigious scientific journal Science in September, coinciding with this event. ...
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Young Advocate Pushes for Treaty to Protect High Seas and Long-Term Ocean Health
As negotiations for a High Seas Treaty continues, youth ambassadors work to ensure that their generation's voices are heard. ...
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Divers Alert Network Europe – What You Need to Know and Do to Protect the High Seas
Divers Alert Network Europe (DAN) highlight the importance of protecting the high seas for the scuba community, recognizing the beautiful reefs that d...
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Daily News – It’s time to wake up, listen to the ocean
By Ghaamid Abdulbasat Hatibu (High Seas Youth Ambassador)

The importance of protecting biodiversity is not lost on Tanzanians. Our country is well kn...
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Marine & Océans – Once abundant, the Indian Ocean fishing areas are now being threatened
By Geneviève Pons, Director General and Vice-President, Europe Jacques Delors think tank & Peggy Kalas, Director, High Seas Alliance...
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Nobel Peace Center ‘Good News of the Week’ – A Call to Protect the Ocean
The Nobel Peace Center's "Good News of the Week" is the launch of global petition to call on governments for ambitious high seas treaty....
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Launch of Global Petition to Support a High Seas Treaty
The High Seas Alliance, in collaboration with Only One, officially launch a High Seas Petition calling on world leaders to take action and secure a ro...
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Nobel Peace Center unveil High Seas Digital Photo Exhibit
The Nobel Peace Center has launched a digital photo exhibit entitled The Forgotten Half of our Planet...
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“Africa must protect the high seas – before it’s too late” – Op-ed by Former Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailermariam Desalegn
Former Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailermariam Desalegn has published an article...
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Geneva solutions – Charting a new path to protect the high seas
As marine life keeps declining, temperatures continue to rise...
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Chile will launch efforts to create a fully protected High Seas MPA
Chile will launch efforts to create a fully protected High Seas MPA in the Eastern Pacific...
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Former Swedish Deputy Prime Minister Isabella Lövin – “EU must step up and get sea protection treaty over the line”
Former Swedish Deputy Prime Minister Isabella Lövin writes in EuroNews that the EU must step up and get the high seas treaty over the finish line...
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World Politics Review – Bringing the High Seas Biodiversity Treaty Into Port
Joe Biden’s administration moves to restore U.S. global leadership on the environment...
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Seabirds spend nearly 40% of time beyond national borders, study finds
Scientists have found that albatrosses and large petrels spend 39% of their time on the high seas...
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Reuters – Shrinking sea meadows store more carbon than forests
Scientists are racing to track what’s left...