2021 Is a Critical Year for the Ocean


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In 2020 we noticed a resurgence of marine life the world over’s oceans because of the worldwide lockdowns created by the COVID-19 pandemic, giving us hope that that environmental safety could make a distinction. The local weather and environmental disaster was pressured to take an comprehensible backseat to the pandemic and lots of plans have been placed on maintain as international organizations canceled or rescheduled conferences designed to deal with these monumental challenges dealing with our planet. However regardless of these delays, threats to the ocean – and the urgency to deal with them – continues to extend. 

All international residents can play a task within the motion to save lots of the ocean. The time to behave is NOW.

Thankfully, we will nonetheless take actions immediately that may flip the tide in the direction of a brighter future for humanity and ocean. What we do in 2021 –and the last decade ahead- is important for the well being of our international oceans and for the well-being of humankind.  The United Nations has proclaimed a Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (2021-2030) to help efforts to reverse the cycle of decline in ocean well being and collect ocean stakeholders worldwide behind a standard framework that may guarantee ocean science can absolutely help nations in creating improved circumstances for sustainable improvement of the Ocean.

PADI is dedicated to mobilizing and recruiting as many voters as potential to guard and heal the ocean.

We can't ignore that nature around the globe is in a state of disaster. This disaster is as pressing a menace to the planet and to individuals because the local weather disaster, and every problem contributes to the opposite. In 2021 all of us should work collectively in any respect ranges of society to recapture the worldwide momentum for what was to be the Yr of the Ocean (2020) whereas the last decade forward must be about motion and implementation. We will refuse to simply accept a world the place turtles, fish and coral reefs vanish from our seas and as an alternative, select to convey ahead a brand new period the place everybody makes use of the ocean sustainably