Polynesian Voyagers Bring Messages of Hope to UN on World Oceans Day


Polynesian voyagers who have sailed the world by canoe using ancient navigation skills will bring pledges they collected along the way to the UN on Wednesday as part of World Oceans Day celebrations. The voyagers sailed the Hōkūle‘a canoe to New York to deliver the pledges from countries and communities committed to doing their part to help save the world’s oceans to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon. Nainoa Thompson, the Polynesian Voyaging Society’s Master Navigator told IPS that they were

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