‘Action for healthy oceans is action for healthy climate’

Participants of the Incorporating Ocean for NDCs at the Holiday Inn, in Suva this morning. Picture: VILIMAINA NAQELEVUKI

ACTION for healthy oceans is action for healthy climate says Special representative for oceans for the Ministry of Economy Taholo Kami.

He highlighted this during the opening session of the Incorporating the Ocean in Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) workshop held at the Holiday Inn, in Suva.

He said NDCs were national targets countries had set out to in terms of reducing carbon emissions within their countries.

“Towards the reduction of carbon, Fiji has been very clear with the combination of what we did in charing the UN Oceans Summit, this whole thing about Ocean and climate they’re interlinked you can’t separate them,” he said.

The two day workshop is is co-hosted by the Because the Ocean Initiative and the Pacific Community (SPC) with the support of the Fijian Government.

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