A2020 News

President Macron accepts petition of 1.5 million worldwide signatures urging protection of Antarctica’s waters

Today, during a boat trip organized on the first day of the IUCN World Conservation Congress in Marseille, Antarctica2020 members Pascal Lamy and Geneviève Pons (picture) handed a petition to President Macron on behalf of 1.5 million people that call for the protection of Antarctica. The petition is part of a campaign that is advocating for the designation of large-scale …

«Лучше честно признать, что Мировой океан скоро опустеет»

Source: Plus.One.Ru Британец Льюис Пью — многократный рекордсмен мира по плаванию на выносливость в экстремальных условиях. Он стал первым человеком, совершившим долгие заплывы в каждом из пяти океанов без специального оборудования — только в плавках и очках. Медики считают, что британец обладает уникальной способностью поднимать температуру своего тела, чтобы выдерживать ледяную воду. Своими заплывами Льюис привлекает внимание к проблемам изменения климата и хрупкости морских экосистем. Plus-one.ru поговорил с покровителем океана ООН о том, как …

Antarctica: Cousteau’s CCAMLR call

Source: Oceanographic THIS OCTOBER, THE COUNTRIES RESPONSIBLE FOR PROTECTING THE SOUTHERN OCEAN WILL MEET AT CCAMLR TO VOTE ON THE CREATION OF THREE MARINE PROTECTED AREAS COVERING ALMOST 4 MILLION KM2 OF OCEAN. HERE, PHILIPPE COUSTEAU CALLS FOR ACTION, AND INVITES YOU TO JOIN THE CHORUS.

Pamela Anderson joins the fight to protect Antarctica’s waters

The campaign focused on increasing the protection of Antarctica’s waters received a huge boost with the announcement that actor and activist Pamela Anderson will be joining the Antarctica2020 group in their efforts to ensure greater protection of the waters that surround Antarctica.

Olivier Poivre D’Arvor, French Ambassador for Polar and Marine issues Call On CCAMLR

French Ambassador for Polar and Marine issues Olivier Poivre D’Arvor recording for the Call on CCAMLR campaign.

Creating the world’s largest marine protected area

Source: Marine & Oceans By Geneviève Pons, Directrice générale et Vice-Présidente d’Europe Jacques Delors, Ambassadrice d’Antarctica 2020 Director General and Vice-President of Europe Jacques Delors, Antarctica 2020’s Champion

Ensuring historic protection of Antarctica’s Southern Ocean in 2021

Source: Politico – Open Letter Author: Antarctic and Southern Ocean Coalition President von der Leyen must play a leading role in protecting large areas of Antarctica’s Southern Ocean, demonstrating her commitment to global action to tackle the climate and biodiversity crises

Now more than ever, we are all responsible for the Antarctic

Source: Adobe EN & FR Oped by Isabelle autissier, Honorary president, WWF France & Olivier Poivre d’Arvor, French Ambassador for the Poles and Maritime Issues France is about to host and lead the 43rd Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting (ATCM) from June 14 to 24. The treaty’s 54 parties will gather to consider questions of common concern regarding the Antarctic and …

TIME TO BLUR THE OCEAN’S BORDERS: THE POTENTIAL FOR INTERNATIONAL INTEGRATION PROJECTS

Source: forumspb.com The recent disruption to maritime routes underscored just how much global trade depends on uninterrupted shipping operations. Indeed, it will be crucial for major logistics projects such as the Northern Sea Route and International North–South Transport Corridor. Leading maritime nations are taking steps to develop offshore projects and build trade fleets and tankers. In order to effectively capitalize …

Why do we need to protect Antarctica?

Source: Russian Geographical Society A lecture given by Philippe Cousteauon the 23rd April for the Russian Geographical Society “Why do we need to protect Antarctica?” can be found here in Russian. Please follow the link to watch it in full.