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Photo: Hannes Klostermann | Ocean Image Bank

The proposed high seas treaty provides an opportunity to conserve the high seas for generations to come and create a more equitable ocean for all humankind. We call on all nations to construct an ambitious treaty and conclude these negotiations as soon as possible, to finally put legal protection in place for the unprotected half of our planet.

The proposed high seas treaty provides an opportunity to conserve the high seas for generations to come and create a more equitable ocean for all humankind. We call on all nations to construct an ambitious treaty and conclude these negotiations as soon as possible, to finally put legal protection in place for the unprotected half of our planet.

The proposed high seas treaty provides an opportunity to conserve the high seas for generations to come and create a more equitable ocean for all humankind. We call on all nations to construct an ambitious treaty and conclude these negotiations as soon as possible, to finally put legal protection in place for the unprotected half of our planet.

Support Protection of High Seas Biodiversity
Support Protection of High Seas Biodiversity

Photo: Hannes Klostermann | Ocean Image Bank

Support Expanded Protections for the Galápagos
Support Expanded Protections for the Galápagos
Support Expanded Protections for the Galápagos
Open ocean species are at risk due to intensive industrial fishing in the Galápagos region. It is crucial to strengthen the protection of the open water ecosystems around the Galápagos Marine Reserve, and to ensure the sustainable use of marine resources throughout the EEZ surrounding the islands

Photo: Christina Mittermeier/SeaLegacy

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