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Guterres outlines four recommendations to help us all ‘Save Our Ocean’

At the UN Ocean Conference in Lisbon on Monday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres urged the international community to commit and unite around the protection and preservation of our seas.

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A table-type coral nursery growing several species, including the almost extinct Acroporas in the Caribbean.
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A table-type coral nursery growing several species, including the almost extinct Acroporas in the Caribbean.

Exploring the largest ocean reef restoration project in the Americas: ‘One Million Corals for Colombia’

Climate and EnvironmentThe marine treasures of Colombia are often overlooked, as the country is known more for its mountains and the colourful towns that dot its coffee region. But just below the waves, a vibrant undersea world with over a thousand square kilometres of coral reef awaits those who take the plunge.

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Marceline supported by her friend in Central African Republic.
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Life after Conflict – Family and connection

Exploring how our deepest loves and connections shape us, in the face of harm and loss, as well as drive us to continue, even after conflict.

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The headquarters of the International Criminal Court in The Hague, The Netherlands.
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ICC at 20: Five things you should know about the International Criminal Court

Law and Crime Prevention Trying the gravest crimes, involving victims, ensuring fair trials, complementing national tribunals: in its first 20 years of existence, the International Criminal Court has made notable progress in its crucial mission. 

Children shelter and sleep under plastic sheets after a 5.9 magnitude earthquake struck Paktika Province in Afghanistan.
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Countries urged to ‘dig deep’ and support Afghanistan in aftermath of deadly earthquake

Humanitarian Aid The top UN official in Afghanistan appealed on Sunday for greater international support for the country, following a one-day visit to communities hit hard by the devastating earthquake on Wednesday.