Sept. 6, 2018

SUFB 558: What Will A Global UN Treaty Look Like For The Future Of The High Seas

SUFB 558: What Will A Global UN Treaty Look Like For The Future Of The High Seas

The High Seas take up most of the Oceans, but they are not governed by any one entity. The lack of governance opens the High Seas to plundering of fish and allowing more pollution that is unregulated.  There is a meeting taking place this week at...


The High Seas take up most of the Oceans, but they are not governed by any one entity. The lack of governance opens the High Seas to plundering of fish and allowing more pollution that is unregulated. 

There is a meeting taking place this week at the UN in New York City this week with the goal for countries to sign a treaty to protect the high seas and manage its resources better. Not all countries are interested though. It could be a tough sell.

Check out the episode and let me know in the Facebook Group whether you think all of the countries will sign on to the treaty.

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