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2016 'Our Ocean' Conference Generates 136 Initiatives on Oceans & US$5.24 Billion in Support

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2016 'Our Ocean' Conference Generates 136 Initiatives on Oceans & US$5.24 Billion in Support

The 2016 Our Ocean Conference brought together Heads of State and Government, scientists, business leaders, NGOs and other stakeholders to tackle ocean issues. The Conference took place from 15-16 September 2016, in Washington, DC, US. Participants at the third Our Ocean Conference announced over 136 initiatives on protecting ocean areas, promoting sustainable fisheries, reducing marine pollution, addressing climate and the ocean, building capacity, supporting coastal communities, and mapping and further understanding the ocean. Financial commitments included more than US$5.24 billion in support and commitments to protect nearly four million square kilometers of the ocean. Click here to read the entire article https://goo.gl/DANped

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21 September, 2016 - 11:24