Skip to content
GIVING DAY is almost here! Make a gift today through April 11 to support CSSH students and programs.

Why the high-fives for a high seas treaty

People in this story

The Christian Science Monitor, March 2023

More than half of the Earth’s surface lies beyond the control of any nation, one reason that vast parts of the oceans are called the “high seas.” On ancient maps, such waters were often marked “dragons be there,” or a place for troublemakers and conflict. Last Saturday, 193 countries agreed to be peacemakers of these seas. They reached a deal at the United Nations that, if ratified by 60 nations to become a legally binding treaty, could turn countries into custodians of marine life rather than competitors in exploiting it.

Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor.

More Stories

3 reasons why Americans aren’t going to college anymore


Police cars are a form of PR — and the message is always the same


Puny snowmen? Biking in January? New England’s winter that wasn’t

In the News