No Commitment for the High Seas

The final draft conference text on oceans delays action on protecting international waters – just as civil society groups vote it top priority in their session. The United States denies it blocked progress – the High Seas Alliance coalition issues a stern rebuke.

Oceansinc@Rio is dedicated to broadcasting news about the ocean at the Rio+20 Sustainable Development Summit.  It will closely follow the discussions, negotiations and events related to the ocean from the commencement of the dialogues on June 16th to the completion of the summit on June 22nd.

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