Gallery: 25 Countries and the European Union Fail to Agree to Protect A...

 
By Jerzy Strzelecki (Own work)

A coalition of 25 countries and the European Union have failed to reach an agreement to protect critical areas of the Antarctic Ocean from overfishing and other concerns related to pollution and climate change. Environmentalists were very disappointed at this lack of resolution and largely blame Russia, China and Ukraine for not stepping up to bolster the consensus needed to make progress on the proposed protective measures.

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