Secretary of State John Kerry sounded the alarm Monday on the perils facing the world's oceans, calling for a global strategy to save the planet's life-giving seas.
Kerry Issues Urgent Call To Save Oceans
Credit: Karoli
June 17, 2014

Via AFP:

US Secretary of State John Kerry sounded the alarm Monday on the perils facing the world's oceans, calling for a global strategy to save the planet's life-giving seas.

"Let's develop a plan" to combat over-fishing, climate change and pollution, Kerry urged as he opened a two-day conference in Washington bringing together world leaders, scientists and industry captains.

"We as human beings share nothing so completely as the ocean that covers nearly three-quarters of our planet," the top US diplomat said.

Heads of government and state as well as ministers from some 80 countries gathere...

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