Turning the Tides for the Ocean: Five Key Outcomes from the Ocean Conference
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Closure of the Ocean Conference in Lisbon, Portugal


Urgency, solutions, commitments, a political declaration and breakthroughs: these are the five key accomplishments of the United Nations Ocean Conference, held from 27 to 1 July in Lisbon.

"The ocean connects us all," declared United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres, opening the event which also saw the participation of leading officials, scientists and activists including Jason Momoa, the actor who plays Aquaman and who was named at the Conference as the new United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Advocate for Life Under Water.