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Water, Water, Everywhere & Not a Drop to Drink
Diplomat Artist Buzz – By, Susan Sacirbey
World Oceans Day is commemorated 8 June each year.
http://diplomatartist.com/water-water-everywhere-but-not-a-drop-to-drink/

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Diplomat Artist Buzz for Earth Day, 22 April: “Netflix Joins World Wildlife Fund”
http://diplomatartist.com/netflix-joins-world-wildlife-fund/

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UN Meteorological Agency Reports this is the Warmest Century on Record as Trend Continues Upward
Even as we freeze at UN HQ in New York City, the forecast is for more heat globally, if the current trend continues. — From Diplomat Artist Buzz
http://diplomatartist.com/un-meteorological-agency-reports-this-is-warmest-century-on-record-as-trend-continues-upward/

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WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY – 5 June
The Wonder of Nature outside my window – the cygnets are growing.
UNSG Ban Ki-moon: “Raise Your Voice, not the Sea Level”
http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=47965#.U5Bu9hVX-uZ

The Wonder of Nature outside my window – the cygnets are growing.
UNSG Ban Ki-moon: “Raise Your Voice, not the Sea Level”

The Wonder of Nature outside my window – the cygnets are growing.
UNSG Ban Ki-moon: “Raise Your Voice, not the Sea Level”

ECOLOGY-DIPLOMAT Blog Report: SAVING THE OCEANS – A REINVIGORATING CONCEPT, By Ambassador Mo
“What we need is to create new momentum for ocean sustainability. The Oceans Compact sets out a strategic vision for the UN System to deliver more coherently and effectively on its oceans-related mandates, consistent with the Rio+20 outcome,” offered UNSG Ban Ki-moon as he launched a new initiative to reinvigorate protection of the oceans and its resources. –MORE–
http://diplomaticallyincorrect.org/blog_post/saving-the-oceans-a-reinvigorating-compact/55519Image

ECOLOGY-DIPLOMAT Watch Film Report from The World Bank: THE OCEANS PARTNERSHIP
The Global Partnership for Oceans, officially launched at the Rio+20 Conference in June 2012, is a partnership of over 100 governments, international agencies, civil society groups, & private sector companies. It mobilizes knowledge & financial resources to address the threats to the health of the world’s oceans. –WATCH–
http://diplomaticallyincorrect.org/movie/the-oceans-partnership/31054Image

ECOLOGY-DIPLOMAT Report: OCEANS – FOCUS ON INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY, By Ambassador Mo
“Yet, despite its importance, marine biodiversity… has not fared well at human hands. Oceans cover almost three-quarters of the surface area of the globe. From sandy shores to the darkest depths of the sea, oceans & coasts support a rich tapestry of life on which human communities rely,” offered UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon to mark the occasion. –More–
http://diplomaticallyincorrect.org/blog_post/oceans-focus-on-international-day-for-biological-diversity/52707Image

From ECOLOGY-DIPLOMAT Blog Report: CURBING OVERFISHING, By Ambassador Mo
Approximately 85 per cent of the world’s fish stocks are over-exploited, depleted, or recovering from depletion; and the world economy can gain up to $50 billion every year by restoring fish stocks and reducing fishing capacity to an optimal level. The UN is emphasizing both the urgency and the means to counter overfishing. –More–
http://diplomaticallyincorrect.org/blog_post/curbing-overfishing/51239Image