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Press invitation - IUCN report launch "Ocean deoxygenation: Everyone's Problem"


What: Launch of the report "Ocean deoxygenation: Everyone's Problem", published by IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature

When: Saturday, 7 December, 09:00 – 09:30

Where: United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP25), IFEMA, Room MOCHA, Madrid, Spain


IUCN experts will present the report and answer questions from the media.

  • Prof Dan Laffoley, Principal Advisor on Marine Science and Conservation for IUCN's Global Marine and Polar Programme; Marine Vice-Chair for the IUCN’s World Commission on Protected Areas.
  • Prof John Baxter, member of the IUCN’s World Commission on Protected Areas; chair of the Scottish Blue Carbon Forum.
  • Dr Lisa Levin, Distinguished Professor of Biological Oceanography at Scripps Institution of Oceanography; co-founder and co-lead of the Deep Ocean Stewardship Initiative and the Deep Ocean Observing Strategy.

About the report

The new IUCN report is the largest peer-reviewed study so far into the causes, impacts and possible solutions to ocean deoxygenation.


To register or set up interviews, please contact: Matthias Fiechter, IUCN Media Relations, +41 795360117, matthias.fiechter

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