Green news : Niue walking the talk on protecting 100% of its Ocean space

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The Government and people of Niue announced bold new marine legislation passed in November 2021, that will ensure sustainable use across its entire exclusive economic zone (EEZ) and sovereign waters (317,500 square kilometres) while also contributing to the global environment, climate action and key sustainable development goals.

The decision reflects Niue’s ancestral tradition of taking only what is needed from the ocean to sustain life and ensure continued abundance for future generations.

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Maëva Tesan

Information, Communication and Knowledge Management Officer