No sustainable future without care of the ocean

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Over-exploitation of resources, climate change and coastal pollution are just some of the reasons why today's oceans are under stress.

Yet oceans provide us with nourishment, sea-lanes for international trade, pharmaceuticals — they even play a role in the air we breathe.

Jacqueline Alder of UNEP says World Oceans Day, observed each year on June 8th, is an opportunity to honour the world's oceans. She spoke to Gerry Adams.

I think today we'd like to highlight the importance of oceans for…and has an impact on the coast.

Duration:  3’21″

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