Protecting Earth’s Last Conservation Frontier: The High Seas

The high seas comprise more than 40 percent of the surface of our planet and 60 percent of the surface of the ocean, yet are largely ungoverned and unprotected. The team at the forefront of the efforts to create fully protected marine reserves – essentially bringing “America’s best idea” of national parks to the ocean, convene on our stage to outline their bold new idea to protect the world’s last great conservation frontier – the high seas – and adjacent areas around the world. Come dive in to an exciting conversation about this last frontier and what can be done to save it through the new, collaborative Aspen High Seas Initiative.

Festival: Aspen Ideas 2017

Watch and Listen: Environment

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