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We can’t turn our backs on the ocean

Original story at Medium• 11 mentions • 2 months ago

Medium 2 months ago

My first memory of the sea is from when I was about 5 years old. I was completely amazed by its immensity, the strength of its waves and how nice the water felt on my feet. From that day on, I built a relationship with the sea, built on respect and admiration, its greatness and the dream of someday discovering the treasures it harbors. When I grew up, my way of getting to know the ocean was through the fishermen and communities that build their lives around it. When I visited different fishing villages, surrounded by biodiversity, and saw how ...
 
 
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21 Jul
CauseBecause @CauseBecause
RT @Greenpeace: Today, more than ever, we must not turn our backs on the sea. We need it. https://t.co/BEFPGeXlN0 https://t.co/tWUv40Ghbf
20 Jul
Kitty Farmer @4SacredHoop
RT @MikeHudema: We can’t turn our backs on the ocean: https://t.co/RDouiVRz9Y #ActOnClimate https://t.co/YLZFZhb5ds
20 Jul
Pew EU @Pew_EU
RT @Greenpeace: Today, more than ever, we must not turn our backs on the sea. We need it. https://t.co/BEFPGeXlN0 https://t.co/tWUv40Ghbf
19 Jul
Global Alert @globalalert
RT @Greenpeace: Today, more than ever, we must not turn our backs on the sea. We need it. https://t.co/BEFPGeXlN0 https://t.co/tWUv40Ghbf
19 Jul
John Elkington @volansjohn
RT @Greenpeace: Today, more than ever, we must not turn our backs on the sea. We need it. https://t.co/BEFPGeXlN0 https://t.co/tWUv40Ghbf
17 Jul
DianeN56 @DianeN56
RT @Greenpeace: We cannot turn our backs on the ocean. Here’s why: https://t.co/bVyl4dmVOc https://t.co/dbm7J6ItdC
16 Jul
GRAY @oceanshaman
RT @EcoInternet3: We can’t turn our backs on the #ocean: Medium https://t.co/ZAgIa6hPi2 #environment
16 Jul
Greenpeace @Greenpeace
We cannot turn our backs on the ocean. Here’s why: https://t.co/bVyl4dmVOc https://t.co/dbm7J6ItdC
16 Jul
NICK COBURN PHILLIPS @dumbodancer
RT @karen_sack: “We can’t turn our backs on the ocean” by @Greenpeace https://t.co/1LhzroQpOT
15 Jul
Roald B. Larsen @Roaldenviro
“We can’t turn our backs on the ocean” by @Greenpeace https://t.co/N1IRDOIuzT
14 Jul
Marine Conservation @savingoceans
RT @HighSeasAllianc: "The call is simple: the time for the #UN to act is now." https://t.co/UQBJgvdYUU #HighSeas #PrepCom4 https://t.co/CHI