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COP 25 – Fisheries and Ocean Summary

The Ocean is a carbon sink: of the three places where carbon is stored—atmosphere, oceans, and land biosphere—approximately 93 percent of the CO2 is found in the oceans. Since 2009, it has absorbed 22% of CO2, and absorbed 90% of

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OECMs in Marine Capture Fisheries

Targets to be reached, in most cases by 2020. Target 11 states that: “by 2020, at least…10 per cent of coastal and marine areas, especially areas of particular importance for biodiversity and ecosystem services, are conserved through effectively and equitably

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