Posts Tagged ‘COP26’
COP26: Did we persuade world leaders to listen to the ocean?
As the dust settles after the United Nations Climate Change conference in Glasgow, it’s a good moment to reflect on what we achieved there for whales, dolphins and the ocean. Many things have been said already on how the event unfolded and here I’ll give my honest ruminations on what happened during and after those…Read More
Whales, trees and butterflies – how we’re giving a voice to the ocean at COP26
I’m in Glasgow representing WDC, Whale and Dolphin Conservation at COP26, the UN’s 26th climate conference. This is the first time WDC has attended one of these and it’s because we have something important to say – we desperately need the world to wake up and listen to the ocean, for without protecting it, we…Read More
Save the whale, save the world – because our lives depend on it
Carl Sagan famously called our planet a ’pale blue dot’ when he saw the first images of it taken by the Voyager 1 space probe from 4 billion miles away. It appears blue because almost three quarters of it is covered in water. The ocean is our greatest natural asset and our biggest carbon sink,…Read More