Both in the streets of Glasgow, Scotland, where young activists from around the world held a protest, and inside the official area of COP 26, November 5 was marked by the power of young people. But beyond the youth, the preservation of the oceans – and the blue economy – were highlights.
During the meeting of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity, leaders called on governments to secure a future for the oceans by setting a new global target to protect 30% of marine waters by 2030, protecting marine biodiversity beyond national jurisdictions.
The full story (in Portuguese), was published in CNN Brasil on November 8, 2021. It was produced as part of the 2021 Climate Change Media Partnership, a journalism fellowship organized by Internews' Earth Journalism Network and the Stanley Center for Peace and Security.