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News announcement27 March 2024Directorate-General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries1 min read

Euronews OCEAN Season 6, Episode 3 – Protecting deep sea life

So far, only 1% of the high seas are under some form of protection — far from the globally agreed objective to protect 30% of oceans and seas by 2030. A year after the finalisation of the High Seas Agreement at the United Nations, we meet with researchers studying a threatened biodiversity hotspot in international waters near the Galápagos Islands, and discuss the significance of this groundbreaking treaty and the remaining challenges before it enters into force with international experts at the Monaco Blue Initiative discussion platform.

Read the full article on Euronews website.

OCEAN is a Euronews magazine in collaboration with the Directorate-General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries (MARE). It features monthly 8-minute videos, where we discover fascinating projects and developments related to the ocean and coastal communities.

Broadcast since 2019, OCEAN features episodes on marine protected areas, small-scale fisheries, ocean energy, aquaculture, IUU fishing, sustainable fisheries and much more. Missed one? Check them out on the Euronews website! You will also find some nice extras about these topics.

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Publication date
27 March 2024
Directorate-General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries