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Palau and Sweden calls for action on SDGs

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by July 12, 2016 Top Stories

In a year’s time, the first UN conference on the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goal for the oceans will be held in Fiji. Palau and Sweden now call on all countries and stakeholders to actively prepare and engage. 

Between 1970 and 2012, we lost around half of all the animals with backbones in our oceans. Overfishing is about to change the ecosystems of the oceans – which may contain up to one kilogram of plastics for every three kilograms of fish by 2025. These are clear signs that humankind’s current way of life is a threat to marine habitats and biodiversity.We’re sorry. You don't have permission to access this page. Please sign up to have full access to this page.

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