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Marking World Oceans Day, UN official urges coordinated action to reverse marine degradation

In observance of World Oceans Day, a senior United Nations official called on the international community to act in a concerted and coordinated manner to halt and reverse the damage to the planet’s open waters caused by human activity.

On World Oceans Day, UN chief issues call to protect marine environment

Marking World Oceans Day, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged the international community to do more to reverse degradation of the marine environment, which influences virtually all aspects of life on the planet.