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UN meet sees blitz of pledges to protect ailing oceans

Manila Standard 28 Jun 2022
UN chief Antonio Guterres set the tone Monday for the five-day meet by warning that the world’s oceans are in deep crisis ... “We have only begun to understand the extent to which climate change is going to wreak havoc on ocean health,” said Charlotte de Fontaubert, the World Bank’s global lead for the blue economy.
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Ailing oceans in state of ‘emergency’, says UN chief

Dawn 28 Jun 2022
Humanity depends on healthy oceans ... Covering 70 percent of Earth’s surface, oceans have also softened the impact of climate change for life on land ... “We have only begun to understand the extent to which climate change is going to wreak havoc on ocean health,” said Charlotte de Fontaubert, the World Bank’s global lead for the blue economy.
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World faces ‘ocean emergency’, UN warns, as activists urge action

Al Jazeera 27 Jun 2022
“I am urging all participants at the UN Ocean Conference to right these wrongs and do our part for the ocean ... “We have only begun to understand the extent to which climate change is going to wreak havoc on ocean health,” said Charlotte de Fontaubert, the World Bank’s global lead for the blue economy.
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Save the oceans, ‘Aquaman’ star Momoa urges

Taipei Times 27 Jun 2022
The star of the hit Aquaman film series on Sunday called for the world’s oceans to be protected, on the eve of a long-delayed UN conference on the issue ... “We have only begun to understand the extent to which climate change is going to wreak havoc on ocean health,” said Charlotte de Fontaubert, the World Bank’s global lead for the “blue economy.”.
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Ailing oceans in spotlight at major UN meet to restore faltering global waters

Manila Standard 27 Jun 2022
Humanity needs healthy oceans ... “We have only begun to understand the extent to which climate change is going to wreak havoc on ocean health,” said Charlotte de Fontaubert, the World Bank’s global lead for the blue economy ... But participants will push for a strong oceans agenda at two critical summits later this year.
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Ailing oceans in the spotlight at major UN meet

Phys Dot Org 27 Jun 2022
Humanity needs healthy oceans ... "We have only begun to understand the extent to which climate change is going to wreak havoc on ocean health," said Charlotte de Fontaubert, the World Bank's global lead for the blue economy ... But participants will push for a strong oceans agenda at two critical summits later this year.
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Ailing oceans in state of 'emergency', says UN chief

The New Arab 27 Jun 2022
Humanity depends on healthy oceans. UN Secretary-General @antonioguterres apologized to youth on behalf of his generation for not having protected the ocean ... We have only begun to understand the extent to which climate change is going to wreak havoc on ocean health," said Charlotte de Fontaubert, the World Bank's global lead for the blue economy.
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Ailing oceans in state of ‘emergency’: UN chief

Gulf News 27 Jun 2022
Humanity depends on healthy oceans ... Covering 70 per cent of Earth’s surface, oceans have also softened the impact of climate change for life on land ... “We have only begun to understand the extent to which climate change is going to wreak havoc on ocean health,” said Charlotte de Fontaubert, the World Bank’s global lead for the blue economy.
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Coast Guard searching for wayward vessel and missing crew in protected waters between Cape Ann ...

Boston Herald 26 Jun 2022
that a “runaway vessel with nobody on it” had been spotted in Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary, off the coast of Boston between Cape Ann and Cape Cod, according to Petty Officer Briana Carter.
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Police identify Outer Banks woman found dead after late-night swim

The Virginian-Pilot 25 Jun 2022
Police have identified a woman who went under while swimming in the ocean early Thursday on the Outer Banks as Megan Elaine Perry of Kill Devil Hills ... [ Outer Banks ... Her death is the second ocean-related fatality on the Outer Banks in little more than a week.
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IFC Provides $150 million Blue Syndicated Loan to Bank of Qingdao

Caixin Online 25 Jun 2022
International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, said it will provide a $150 million blue syndicated loan to Bank of Qingdao Co. Ltd., to support the Chinese lender to fund ocean-friendly projects ... President of Bank of Qingdao, according to the statement.
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Oceans saved us, now we can return the favor

Phys Dot Org 25 Jun 2022
"We have only begun to understand the extent to which climate change is going to wreak havoc on ocean health," said Charlotte de Fontaubert, the World Bank's global lead for the blue economy ... That won't stop participants, however, from pushing for a strong oceans agenda at two critical summits later this year.
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Oceans saved us, now we can return the favourBy absorbing a quarter of CO2 pollution ...

Deccan Herald 25 Jun 2022
"We have only begun to understand the extent to which climate change is going to wreak havoc on ocean health," said Charlotte de Fontaubert, the World Bank's global lead for the blue economy ... That won't stop participants, however, from pushing for a strong oceans agenda at two critical summits later this year ... ocean.
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Ocean City seeks to divert wind power plan

Atlantic City 25 Jun 2022
The BPU board heard oral arguments in a request for Ocean Wind 1, planned as the first large-scale offshore wind farm off the coast of New Jersey that is projected to power a half-million homes ... England plant on the bank of the Great Egg Harbor Bay in Upper Township, with another landing site at the former Oyster Creek nuclear plant in Ocean County.
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Outer Banks woman drowns during late-night swim in rough conditions, police say

The Roanoke Times 24 Jun 2022
Her death is the second ocean-related fatality on the Outer Banks in little more than a week ... Outer Banks man dies after ocean rescue on Hatteras Island ... Another Outer Banks house collapses into the ocean, spreading debris across Cape Hatteras National Seashore ... into the ocean.

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