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In celebration of #EarthDay next week, Sail Newport's Challenger Lecture Series online event, "Using Green energy and Sailing to Restore Ocean Health," is scheduled for Tuesday, April 20 at 6PM EDT. Registration is FREE: #oceanhour #11thhourracing

“For the first time it is recognized that the solution is not to make cars greener, but simply to reduce their number."

Satellite imagery that can detect sources of methane and other GHG emissions will be key in holding polluters accountable.

The new non-profit Carbon Mapper is helping make it happen:

"If you can see it, you can change it. By mapping these neighborhoods and showing pollution levels in real-time, the injustices faced by minorities are hard to overlook or explain away." via @ourdailyplanet #EnvironmentalJustice

76 nations have already committed to a global goal of protecting at least 30% of the ocean by 2030. The U.S. should follow suit, unequivocally supporting this global goal at the G7 and advocating for a transformative high seas treaty. @ourdailyplanet @JaneLubchenco @ClimateEnvoy

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The high seas are key to protecting 30% of our ocean and reaching #30x30 goals.

We can only protect those waters for future generations with a high seas treaty, which paves the way for marine protected areas in international waters. #IUCNGYS 📸:iStock

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