John Kerry to host ‘Our Ocean’ conference on ecosystems

The conference will focus on Sustainable Fishing, Marine Pollution and Ocean Acidification. (File photo: Reuters)

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is to host the “Our Ocean” conference at the U.S. Department of State later this month which will focus on an international effort to help protect ocean ecosystems.

The conference on June 16 and 17 will bring together 350-400 participants from more than 80 nations, including government officials, scientists, and leading international institutions to review the state of the ecosystems and determine concrete actions.

Prince Albert II of Monaco, New Zealand Foreign Minister Murray McCully and World Bank President Jim Yong Kim are set to be among the high-profile participants.

More specifically, the conference will focus on Sustainable Fishing, Marine Pollution and Ocean Acidification.


 

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