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Seychelles president’s underwater speech: Protect our oceans

WorldNews Sunday, 14 April 2019
Seychelles president’s underwater speech: Protect our oceansDESROCHES ISLAND, Seychelles (AP) — In a striking speech delivered from deep below the ocean's surface, the Seychelles president on Sunday made a global plea for stronger protection of the "beating blue heart of our planet." President Danny Faure's call for action, the first-ever live speech from an underwater submersible, came from one of the many island nations threatened by global warming. He spoke during a visit to an ambitious British-led science expedition exploring the Indian Ocean depths. Oceans cover over two-thirds of the world's surface but remain, for the most part, uncharted. We have better maps of Mars than we do of the ocean floor, Faure said. "This issue is bigger than all of...
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The president of Seychelles, Danny Faure, implored the world to do more to protect the “beating blue heart of our planet” in a Sunday speech broadcast live from the depths of the Indian Ocean. Faure, dressed in a Seychelles T-shirt and pink shorts, delivered his plea for the world’s seas while...

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