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EU Hosts Global Ocean Meetings, Sets Goals, Raises Billions

BARCELONA, Spain, May 5, 2024 (ENS) – The 2024 Ocean Decade Conference, held in Barcelona from April 10 to 12, attracted over 1,500 participants from 124 countries and thousands of online viewers. Under the theme “The Science We Need for the Ocean We Want,” this conference emerged as one of the largest-ever gatherings of the global oceanic community. […]

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UNESCO Designates 18 New Gorgeous Global Geoparks

PARIS, France, May 24, 2023 (ENS) – The United Nations is adding 18 new sites to its network of outstanding Geoparks, showcasing some of the most marvelous sites of natural beauty on the planet. The UNESCO Global Geopark designation was created in 2015 to recognize “geological heritage of international significance.” […]

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Ancient Olympia Saved From Wildfire, Arson Suspects in Custody

ATHENS, Greece, August 7, 2021 (ENS) – An extensive fire on the Peloponnese peninsula in southern Greece has threatened the site of Ancient Olympia, where the first Olympic Games were held. Today, this is where the Olympic flame is passed to the first torchbearer of the upcoming Olympic Games, such as those currently coming to a close in Tokyo, Japan […]