Groundbreaking scientific study maps out how to protect a third of the world’s oceans by 2030

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Whale Shark in Cenderawasih Bay Credit: Paul Hilton / Greenpeace

As governments meet at the UN to negotiate towards an historic Global Ocean Treaty, a groundbreaking study by leading marine biologists has mapped out how to protect over a third of the world’s oceans by 2030, a target that scientists say is crucial in order to safeguard wildlife and to help mitigate the impacts of climate change.