World Ocean Day

PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE JUNE 8, 2023 On this World Ocean Day, I’m encouraged by global progress in protecting and conserving our ocean. In 2022, the United States launched the Ocean Conservation Pledge, joined by 19 countries, committing to conserve 30% of our ocean by 2030. Together, we can meet the …

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U.S. pledges $6 billion to protect the ocean

By ShareAmerica The United States plans to invest nearly $6 billion to restore and protect the world’s ocean from climate change, pollution and other threats. The announcement came during the March 2–3 Our Ocean Conference in Panama. As U.S. Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John F. Kerry noted during the conference, this figure more than doubles the …

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