Ocean biodiversity: global agreement on protection and sustainable use of resources and biodiversity in high seas

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Today, global negotiations concluded on the landmark Treaty of the High Seas to protect the ocean, tackle environmental degradation, fight climate change, and prevent biodiversity loss. The new treaty will allow to establish large-scale marine protected areas on the high seas, which are also […]

Why an international treaty for the high seas is crucial to biodiversity

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Tom Pickerell, Executive Director, Global Tuna Alliance & Janine Felson, Research Fellow, Melbourne Sustainable Society Institute The high seas are largely unexplored, vastly deep, and teeming with marine life. Yet, there are outside of any country’s jurisdiction. At […]