A victory for our ocean, 20 years in the making

By |2024-01-29T12:25:16+00:00March 15th, 2023|Advocacy, High Seas, Marine, Ocean, Policy|Comments Off on A victory for our ocean, 20 years in the making

The high seas, or regions of the ocean beyond national borders, make up 50 per cent of earth’s area. They are home to a rich tapestry of ecosystems and an incredible diversity of wildlife, much of which remains undiscovered.

Yet less than one per cent of the high seas are protected, and, as international waters, there was no framework for changing that—until now.