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Lewis Pugh
Ocean advocate, swimmer, UN Patron of the Oceans.
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Lewis Pugh Sep 21
I shall be speaking at the upcoming Labour and Conservative Party Conferences in the UK. It’s essential that politicians are fully aware of the gravity of the crisis facing our oceans. 🐟🦀🐬
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UN Environment Sep 20
Countries are negotiating a significant treaty on use of marine that lies beyond national jurisdictions. Nearly 2/3 of the oceans - 70% of the planet's surface area - will be regulated by this treaty🌊🐠💙 Learn ➡️
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Lewis Pugh Sep 20
We are outraged when people destroy our heritage and history. We should be equally outraged when people destroy our future.
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Sylvia A. Earle Sep 19
We need to convey a sense of urgency because the world is changing. The next ten years is likely to be the most important time in the next 10,000 years. We have options that we are going to lose within ten years unless we take action now.
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Ben Burville Sep 20
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John Cortes Sep 20
I have today published a Bill for amendments to law that will, among other things, increase penalties for animal cruelty, expand application of cruelty laws and ban dolphinaria. More needed, more to come.
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Lewis Pugh Sep 19
Replying to @dreed2908
Yep, that’s unswimable! 😢
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Royal Institute of Navigation Sep 19
Has anyone experienced this? Credit: b.akhaladze
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UNEnvironment Europe Sep 19
'Honoured that Pope Francis has agreed to be an honorary captain for on the !' - Viacheslav Fetisov, legendary ice hockey player and UN Environment Patron of the Polar Regions
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Dave Duarte Sep 19
"Every species that has been saved has had a human hero. Someone who helps us feel empathy for their plight and raises the issues among people who can make a difference". - Steven Monfort, Smithsonian Institute. cc
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The Independent Sep 18
Container ship crosses Arctic sea route for first time in history due to global warming
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Save Our Sands Sep 18
great to hear from today and to be able to give him an update on the campaign. Wishing him well for a speedy recovery from and hope to see you back in the soon!
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Hugo Tagholm Sep 18
Isn't it ironic that the cleanliness of our personal environment so often comes at the expense of the natural environment.
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The Antarctic Report Sep 16
Today is - in 1987 the Montreal Protocol was signed banning CFCs; the ozone hole was discovered at Halley Station in the early 1980s by Joseph Farman, Brian Gardiner, & Jonathan Shanklin (pictured at Halley VI last year)
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Lewis Pugh Sep 16
You can be comfortable or courageous, but you can't be both.
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National Geographic Sep 16
These sharks are far more fascinating than fearsome
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NASA Sep 16
From the South Pole to Greenland, from Alaska’s glaciers to Svalbard, Operation IceBridge monitors changes in polar ice as seen from the air. Discover the story behind this photo from a mission to survey glaciers in southeast Alaska:
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Narendra Modi Sep 16
My friend Afroz and his team have been diligently working towards cleanliness for a long time. We are proud of your efforts and hope you will continue to play a vital role in fulfilling Bapu's dream of a Clean India.
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Jen Zhu Sep 15
Starting a thread of various videos today in HK and Shenzhen as the world’s strongest storm wiping our cities. (Videos are not mine but collected from messages doing the rounds w WhatsApp and WeChat)
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Sky Sports News Sep 16
BREAKING: Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge has broken the world marathon record by over a minute with a time of two hours, one minute and 40 seconds in winning the Berlin Marathon.
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