According to numerous scientists, at least 30 % of the oceans must be protected by 2030. Most fishing grounds are already overfished, many species of .. Read more shark and even the large tuna species, such as the bluefin tuna, are almost extinct. Climate change is accelerating the extinction of these species. Additionally, the webinar addresses the need for a High Seas Treaty which must be created within the framework of the international “Law of the Sea“ (UNCLOS). It can provide the framework for such marine protected areas, among other things. There is a clear mandate from the United Nations for such a convention. The World Future Council is working actively on such a High Seas Treaty together with a number of other international environmental organisations.
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