Ocean degradation falls heaviest on those least responsible

2020-03-06,

By Tommy Remengesau Jr who is the President of Palau

 

Humanity is waking up to the crisis happening in our oceans. Warming and rising seas, acidification, plummeting fish stocks, and pollution are finding more space in newspapers and on political agendas.

For small island states such as Palau, however, no such awakening was needed. We are acutely aware of alarming environmental changes that threaten our very existence.

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OUR OCEAN IS OUR FUTURE

2018-10-17,
Our Ocean is central to our livelihoods, our identities, our culture and the future of our planet. From the cold Arctic to the warm waters of the Coral Triangle to the dark depths of the Pacific, the world’s ocean shapes our lives, feeds our people, provides jobs, and supports a global family of over 7.5 billion people. 
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