Navigating the High Seas: A Deep Dive for Journalists

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Navigating the High Seas: A Deep Dive for Journalists

An in-depth discussion focused on the high seas: their importance and connection to climate change, biodiversity and other global issues; the threats they face; and ongoing efforts to protect and manage these areas, such as the UN’s efforts to negotiate the Marine Biodiversity of Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction (BBNJ) treaty.


  • Kristina Gjerde—High Seas Policy Advisor to the IUCN (email)
  • Peggy Kalas—Director of the High Seas Alliance (email
  • Shannon Service—Investigative reporter and documentary filmmaker, Ghost Fleet (email)


  • James Fahn—EJN's Executive Director

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