Renewable Matter # 17 / July-August

Ocean SOS

by Giorgio Zampetti

Focus on the Sea


The state of the seas’ and oceans’ health on which the survival of a great number of populations depends directly, was at the heart of the UN Conference. Focusing on the Mediterranean, one of the six greatest areas where the planet’s floating waste accumulates. 


Five days of talks to reach shared initiatives and commitments to stop the decline of the oceans, preserving them from threats and the serious environmental state they are in. This is, in short, the analysis of the first top-level conference – the Ocean Conference – that the UN organised at its Headquarters in New York from 5 to 9 June – on a specific...

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