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This site features the results of the Rio Dialogue on Oceans, an online discussion hosted by the Government of Brazil and UNDP from April-June 2012 in the lead up to the Rio+20 Conference. Facilitated by global academics, the discussion brought together civil society organizations, private sector and the general public to prioritize recommendations to Heads of State at Rio+20.

  Facilitators' Report   Discussions

Recommendation

Avoid ocean pollution by plastics through education and community collaboration. (Public choice)

Launch a global agreement to save high seas marine biodiversity. (Audience Choice)

Take immediate action to develop a global network of international marine protected areas, while fostering ecosystem-based fisheries management, with special consideration for small-scale fishing interests. (Panelist choice)



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