Protecting Our Oceans – High Seas Treaty.

Just 1 per cent of the high seas are protected — a far cry from the global goal to safeguard 30 per cent of our oceans and seas by 2030. A year on from the High Seas Agreement wrap-up at the United Nations, are we making progress towards protecting ocean life from expanding high-sea industries?

National boundaries at sea are invisible, but it can be a matter of life or death for marine animals swimming across them.

In February and March, scientists on a Greenpeace vessel conducted a six-week study around the Galápagos Marine Reserve. They discovered that biodiversity in these vast protected areas is thriving, but safety is a concern in the international waters nearby.

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