World Oceans Day focuses on climate change and Pacific Islanders

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Locals in Tebikenikora, a village in Kiribati. [UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe]

The impact of climate change and degradation in one particular area of the world was highlighted during the observance of World Oceans Day. The Day is observed every year on the 8th of June and is designed to raise awareness of the current challenges faced by the international community in connection with the oceans. This year's theme, Oceans and People, focused on the impact of the oceans on the peoples and cultures of the Indian Ocean and the Pacific regions.

Gerry Adams reports.

Duration: 2’42″

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