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The UN Ocean Conference ends today, now it’s time to implement solutions!

The UN Ocean Conference ends today but the work to save our oceans is far from over. We had the opportunity to talk to Christina Fossi at SDSN Mediterranean, Karmenu Vella, European Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, and Andrew Merrie at Stockholm Resilience Center during the UN Ocean Conference.

Below you can watch short films with their comments on ways to move forward to save our oceans.

Christina Fossi at SDSN Mediterranean and Siena University

SDSN Mediterranean had a side event about garbage and plastic busters in the Mediterranean during the UN Oceans Conference. Christina says that she enjoyed to strengthen the link between SDSN Mediterranean and SDSN Northern Europe.

Karmenu Vella at the European Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries

Karmenu Vella was a key note speaker at the side-event: “European Union Tourism Committed to Blue Growth” during the UN Ocean Conference.

Andrew Merrie at Stockholm Resilience Center

Ahead of the UN Oceans Conference, Stockholm Resilience Center launched Radical Ocean Futures – A Science Fiction Prototyping approach to imagining our future oceans. Andrew Merrie has found new and innovative ways to communicate about challanges related to our oceans. We at SDSN Northern Europe have enjoyed the collaboration with Stockholm Resilience Center ahead of the UN Oceans Conference to highlight the our oceans and SDG 14.

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