Entries by Mariamalia Rodriguez Chaves

World Heritage in the High Seas: An Idea Whose Time has Come

[dropcap]T[/dropcap]he time has come for the conservation of the high seas and its outstanding universal value! A new report launched by UNESCO titled World Heritage in the High Seas: An Idea Whose Time has Come, presents five sites that illustrate different ecosystems, from biodiversity-rich areas to the natural phenomena that can only be found in the […]

Game-changing negotiations on marine biodiversity in ABNJ are now underway at the UN!

“The ocean holds a value to humankind that goes far beyond the monetary. It makes our planet habitable and there isn’t a price tag large enough to reflect that. Our collective commitment to preserving its value should be just as limitless.” Starting today, States have an extraordinary opportunity to change the trajectory of ocean decline […]