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Javier Bardem Wants a Global Oceans Treaty from the UN

Aug 19, 2019 Celebrities, News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

United Nations, New York, USA, August 19, 2019 – Spanish actor Javier Bardem during a special event for a strong Global Ocean Treaty today at the UN Headquarters in New York. Photo: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire Speaking to member states directly as they begin negotiations towards a global oceans’ treaty, actor and activist Javier Bardem today 19 August said, “you bear a huge responsibility, huge, individually and collectively, to take us down the right path.” Addressing the Intergovernmental Conference on an international legally binding instrument under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), Bardem said, “our oceans are [Read More]

On World Oceans Day at UN, Plastic Pollution Decried, Alternatives Imagined

Jun 9, 2018 Celebrities, News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

United Nations, New York, USA, June 08 2018 – Photographer Chris Jordan during a panel discussion held on the occasion of World Oceans Day. The discussion highlighted the important roles of youth and innovation in addressing solutions towards cleaning our oceans today at the UN Headquarters in New York City. Photos: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire   by Kurt Wheelock When the United Nations celebrated World Oceans Day on June 8 there were speeches but also a presentation by Parley about how ocean plastic is being used to make athletic shoes, credit cards and even luxury brand sunglasses. In an event attended by [Read More]

At UN on World Environment Day, New Comic “Poseidon Patrol” Calls to Ban Plastics From Oceans Along With UN PGA Lajcak

Jun 5, 2018 News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

Hundreds of Guests Participated on a Green Fair to Commemorate the World Environment Day today at the UN Headquarters in New York City. Similar Events are taking place around the world to Help clean-up beaches, rivers and parks of Plastic Bottles. Photos: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire   By Kurt Wheelock For World Environment Day, there was a UN Green Fair complete with a solar powered car and costumes made of plastic water bottles from which UN officials are swearing off.   Among the tables on the plaza in front of the UN General Assembly building was one from Comics Uniting Nations, which in [Read More]

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