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INSIGHT: Communities play a key role in saving the oceans

  • I Made Andi Arsana
    I Made Andi Arsana

    Lecturer at the Department of Geodetic Engineering, Gadjah Mada University

New York | Tue, June 13, 2017 | 08:43 am
INSIGHT: Communities play a key role in saving the oceans Blue is the warmest color: Children play on a beach on one of the Fam Islands, one of Raja Ampat's conservation zones. (JP/Seto Wardhana)

PREMIUM I was lucky enough to attend the celebration of World Oceans Day (WOD) 2017 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. For the first time, WOD was celebrated as the main event of the UN General Assembly. The United Nations’ Division for Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea (DOALOS) managed to bring the celebration of WOD to the next level. Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Minister Susi Pu...

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