Marine Stream Magazine – Day 6 (19 Nov. 2014)

Watch this magazine of the sixth day of the 6th World Parks Congress. The theme of the day for the marine stream was - From promises to action. The magazine highlights the proceedings of the marine stream and it provides a short, crisp and to the point summary of the day (19 Nov. 2014)!

The magazine begins with an introduction of Achim Steiner, Executive Director of the United Nations Environment programme. Then Nilufer Oral of the Council Focal Point for Oceans at IUCN gives a recap of the closing plenary as well as some conclusions and major highlights of the congress. Later during the day, the Web TV team went into the field to meet participants and interesting personalities to gauge their reactions!

The magazine features a story on the Coral Sea Natural Park which is one of the largest marine protected areas in the world. Alan Latourelle, CEO of Parks Canada is interviewed as special guest. He explains about the letter of cooperation signed between Parks Canada and the French Marine Protected Areas Agency. Finally the initiatives and technology section showcases the 3D ROV robot which is being deployed in the Calanque National Park, in the Mediterranean Sea, near the south of France.

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