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Princess Alia opens workshop on marine biodiversity

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AMMAN — HRH Princess Alia bint Al Hussein inaugurated a regional workshop discussing the global target of protecting 30 percent of the world’s seas and oceans by 2030, according to the Jordan News Agency, Petra.اضافة اعلان

The workshop is also discussing the conservation and sustainability of using marine biodiversity in regions beyond national jurisdictions. It aims to unite all stakeholders to develop recommendations for safeguarding the marine environment.

The gathering is sponsored by the Princess Alia Foundation, the Jordanian Ministry of Environment, the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), and The Pew Charitable Trusts.

Princess Alia emphasized the significance of the workshop, citing the COVID-19 pandemic as evidence that the environment improves quickly when precautions are undertaken.

IFAW Program Director Akram Issa Al-Darwish, said international organizations’ expansion of cooperation with countries in the region underlines the importance of Arab nations in supporting and guiding global policies, which are aimed at preserving the natural biological resources that ensure the survival of the human race.