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As U.N. Ocean Conference ends, environmental groups press world leaders

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Environmental groups say UN ocean conference in Portugal missed opportunity to promise real action in an ecosystem struggling under overfishing, warming temperatures, pollution and acidification. UN member states hope to finally hammer out a new treaty, which has been in talks for more than a decade, to protect critical ocean ecosystems.
2 months ago·Lisbon, Portugal

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Reuters

As U.N. Ocean Conference ends, environmental groups press world leaders

Environmental groups on Friday urged world leaders to keep promises they made at the U.N. Ocean Conference in Lisbon this week, to do everything in their power to save the world's seas.

2 months ago·United Kingdom
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CBC News

Environmental groups press world leaders on last day of UN ocean conference

Environmental groups on Friday urged world leaders to keep promises they made at the UN Ocean Conference in Lisbon this week, to do everything in their power to save the world's seas.

2 months ago·Canada
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Al Jazeera

Environmental groups press leaders as UN Ocean Conference ends

As five-day conference comes to an end, several NGOs urge leaders to keep pledges made to save the world’s seas.

2 months ago·Qatar
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Deutsche Welle

Environmentalists slam UN inaction at ocean conference

Experts and activists said delegates at a UN conference did little in the way of making real progress in protecting the world's crucial oceans. Ocean ecosystems are on the brink of collapse due to climate change.

2 months ago·Germany
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Rappler

As UN Ocean Conference ends, environmental groups press world leaders

'The ocean, climate and coastal communities worldwide need real progress, not promises, when it comes to ocean health,' says World Wildlife Fund director general Marco Lambertini

2 months ago·Philippines
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EURACTIV

As UN Ocean Conference ends, environmental groups press world leaders

Environmental groups on Friday (1 July) urged world leaders to keep promises they made at the UN Ocean Conference in Lisbon this week, to do everything in their power to save the world's seas.

2 months ago
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