OCEAN/HUMAN RIGHTS – Tackling human rights abuses is critical to sustainable life at sea and on land (Priya Vithani, WEF)

  • As we recognize Human Rights Day, we must not forget abuses at sea.
  • The vastness of the ocean makes it too big to police. Because our consumption habits influence activities at sea, the abuses taking place on the ocean are more closely connected to us than we would think.
  • Here are four ways to improve human rights on the ocean, including investing in tech tools to monitor abuses and partnering with and supporting civil society.