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UN conference has heightened awareness of ocean issues: GA president

Peter Thomson  (left). UN Photo/Evan Schneider

A UN conference held this week has raised the bar on global awareness about the state of the planet's oceans. That's the assessment of General Assembly president Peter Thomson, speaking to journalists in…

9 Jun 2017 / Listen /

First-ever Oceans Advocate makes a splash in NY

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The new Oceans Advocate, globally-acclaimed Australian singer-songwriter Cody Simpson, learned how to swim before he could walk. Cody took…

9 Jun 2017 / Listen /

Switch to refillable bottles to save oceans from plastic, says advocate

Mirella von Lindenfels, INC Communications Director at the United Nations Oceans conference in New York on 7 June 2017 for #OneLess Campaign. Photo/UN News/ JSambira

A growing movement aimed at getting Londoners to stop using throw-away plastic bottles has joined forces with the United…

8 Jun 2017 / Listen /

Recycle Africa enlists UN help to turn "trash to treasure"

UN Agencies collect ocean trash, including plastics and flip-flops at a beach clean-up in Malindi, Kenya. Photo: UNIC Nairobi

To mark the UN Ocean Conference, one African recycling company, has been raising awareness of marine , together with…

8 Jun 2017 / Listen /
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