The marine environment globally is challenged by a number of factors, including environmental degradation, habitat destruction, overfishing, and climate change, so there is a real need for protection. Under the Convention on Biological Diversity, the international community has agreed that we will protect 10 percent of the oceans in marine protected areas by 2020.
From Huffington Post’s series in partnership with Ocean Unite, an initiative to unite and activate powerful voices for ocean-conservation action. To read all the posts in the series, read here. Follow the conversation on Twitter with the hashtag #MakeASplash. By Richard… Read More ›