Tuesday 15 October 2019

WATCH: World's most northerly ice concert – musicians team up in support of Ocean Sanctuaries

Greenpeace UK

Musicians partner with Greenpeace to perform on instruments carved from ice collected in Arctic waters. The 'ice concert' was organised to send a message for the need to protect at least 30% of our global oceans by 2030.

The lead musician for the occasion,Terje Isungset, said to Greenpeace: “You have to treat ice with respect, otherwise it breaks. We should do the same with nature."

“By putting the spotlight on the Arctic ocean and ice loss, we want to emphasise the immediate need for ocean sanctuaries not only for the north pole, but for the entire planet,” said Halvard Raavand, oceans campaigner from Greenpeace Nordic.

“Over the next year, governments are negotiating at the United Nations towards a Global Ocean Treaty that could pave the way for the creation of a network of ocean sanctuaries.”

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