Greenpeace urges India to take lead in bringing global oceans’s treaty

Time is running out for the Global Ocean Treaty, an agreement framed by the United Nations to protect at least 30 percent of the oceans by 2030 for a sustainable future, Greenpeace India and Mineral Inheritors Rights Association said, urging the Centre to step up diplomatic efforts for the greater common good.


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The treaty is an effort to bring a legally binding instrument under the 1982 UN Convention on the Law of the Sea for conservation and sustainable use of marine biological diversity for areas beyond national jurisdiction.