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Will new agreement to protect marine life be a success?

October 28, 2016

Twenty-four countries and the European Union signed a historic agreement to protect ocean life near Antarctic.

It has taken years of negotiations but countries from around the world have finally reached an agreement to preserve marine life near Antarctica.

It will be in the Ross Sea – which is considered to be one of the most pristine marine environments in the world.

And the agreement covers more than 1.5 million square kilometres of ocean.

But the world has seen numerous deals to tackle and prevent climate change and its impact on wildlife.

So, will this deal be any different? And how feasible is it?

Presenter: Dareen Abughaida

Guests:

Lewis Pugh – UNEP Patron of the Oceans, Maritime lawyer and Ocean Advocate.

Rod Downie – Polar Program Manager, World Wildlife Fund – UK.

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