The Institute for Research and Development (IRD) in New caledonia has started a long fight to give a legal personality to the Pacific Ocean. This achievement would give our ocean legal rights, defensible in court against companies, individuals or even countries that are hurting it. Only just introduced to the United Nations in New York, the project could take the form of a international convention. … Continue reading A lawyer wants to give legal rights to the Pacific Ocean
Author Esther Cuneo
Short bio: Born in Tahiti, French Polynesia, Esther is currently a reporter at the daily newspaper "Les Nouvelles Calédoniennes" in New Caledonia.