VICTORIA: Danny Faure, president of Seychelles, delivered a speech calling for better ocean protection from underwater.
From under the Indian Ocean, Faure made a global plea for stronger protection of the “beating blue heart of our planet”.
The President of Seychelles has delivered the world's first-ever political speech from underwater, pleading with world leaders to make ocean protection a priority. pic.twitter.com/LI9L9RQvAk
— SBS News (@SBSNews) April 15, 2019
Danny Faure delivered his plea during a visit to a British-led science expedition exploring the Indian Ocean depths.
“We have better maps of planet Mars than we do of the ocean floor. This needs to change,” Faure said.