Life below water

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Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development

Visit almost any coastline around the world, and you’ll probably find people enjoying the beach and sea. Our oceans cover 71% of the earth’s surface so it’s easy to think there must be an endless supply of fish out there.

But overfishing, climate change and pollution have had a devastating impact on the whole marine ecosystem.  Millions of people rely on fishing to make a living, and even more of us rely on the nutrition that eating fish and seafood provides.

We need to change both what we put into our oceans and what we take out. Making our global fishing industry sustainable and tackling pollution would mean the sea continues to provide fish (and fun) for years to come.

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Stand as ONE

World leaders have agreed to 17 Global Goals that would mean a better life for all of us. The Goals are a plan to build a world where children don't go to bed hungry, where girls get the same opportunity to thrive as boys, and where people don't die of preventable diseases. It's one of the most incredible to-do lists ever written - but now we need to turn words into action.

As long as poverty, injustice and gross inequality exist in our world, none of us can truly rest.

Nelson Mandela

Mandela's words represent what it means to be a ONE member and at the birth of these ambitious new goals, we will not rest until they are achieved. Stand with more than 9 million others and in Mandela's honour - pledge to use your voice. We know it has power to change lives and bring about a better world for all of us, as ONE.