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70 Countries, 100s of NGOs, Pledge New Action to Protect Oceans: Billions in Commitments Show Continued Support of Ocean Conservation

Posted on AllSides November 18th, 2018
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Washington, DC – At the fifth annual Our Oceans Conference, held this year in Bali, Indonesia, leaders representing more than 70 countries and over 200 non-governmental organizations and private companies met and presented a total of 307 actionable commitments, valued at $11 billion, to address critical problems facing stewardship of ocean resources and maritime security. This year’s conference yielded nearly twice as many commitments as 2017. The Stimson Center’s environmental security program served as central advisor to the Indonesian host government.

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