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Diplomatic row hits oceans negotiations at Earth Summit

Diplomatic row hits oceans negotiations at Earth Summit

A leading international marine lawyer explains to Oceans Inc that a diplomatic row between the US and the EU could derail negotiations at the Rio+20 Earth Summit.

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Thousands flock to visit Greenpeace ship at Rio+20 Earth Summit

Thousands flock to visit Greenpeace ship at Rio+20 Earth Summit

Twenty years after the original Earth Summit, the Greenpeace ship Rainbow Warrior arrives in Rio to urge politicians and negotiators not to leave the oceans out of any new deal to protect the planet. Thousands of visitors take the chance to look round the organisation’s newest and greenest vessel.

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US blamed for blocking negotiations at Rio+20 Earth Summit

US blamed for blocking negotiations at Rio+20 Earth Summit

As momentum builds at the Rio+20 Earth Summit, two leading oceans experts point the finger at US negotiators as the stumbling block for a new treaty, but praise Brazil for taking the lead.

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Oceans must be a priority at Rio+20 Earth Summit

Oceans must be a priority at Rio+20 Earth Summit

Professor Alex Rogers, Scientific Director of the International Programme on the State of the Oceans (IPSO), reflects on a lack of progress on ocean protection in the twenty years since the original Earth Summit, and calls for greater action at Rio+20.

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Oceans wrap Day 1

Oceans wrap Day 1

Oceans Inc presenter Charlotte Smith talks to Sue Lieberman of the Pew Environment Group about her aspirations for the Rio+20 Earth Summit and her views of the new Global Partnership for Oceans announced by the UN and the World Bank.

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World Bank announces new Global Partnership for the Oceans

World Bank announces new Global Partnership for the Oceans

More than 80 governments, organisations and private companies have signed up for a new Global Partnership for the Oceans at the Rio+20 Earth Summit. The World Bank initiative focuses on reducing pollution, protecting habitat and sustainable fishing.

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