Third “Our Ocean” Conference Announced Over 136 New Initiatives
Participants of the third Our Ocean conference held in Washington, D.C. back in September, announced over 136 new initiatives on marine conservation and protection valued at more than $5.24 billion. This included new commitments on the protection of over 1.5 million square miles of the ocean. To date the three Our Oceans conferences have generated commitments valued at over $9.2 billion to protect our ocean and committed to protect 3.8 million square miles of ocean--an area the size of the U.S.
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