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Paragraph 166 of the Future We Want, Rio+20
Oceans and Seas
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We call for support to initiatives that address ocean acidification and the impacts of climate change on marine and coastal ecosystems and resources. In this regard, we reiterate the need to work collectively to prevent further ocean acidification, as well as enhance the resilience of marine ecosystems and of the communities whose livelihoods depend on them, and to support marine scientific research, monitoring and observation of ocean acidification and particularly vulnerable ecosystems, including through enhanced international cooperation in this regard.

Supporting Initiatives
Ocean acidification
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
Ocean Acidification International Coordination Centre (OA-ICC)
International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Oceans and Marine Meteorological activities
World Meteorological Organization (WMO)