Hereiti, 17, lives on Rarotonga, the most important of the Cook dinner Islands within the South Pacific Ocean. She says the ocean is the “lifeblood” of her neighborhood, and that when it’s “wholesome”, the persons are too. However she worries that rising sea ranges and air pollution are threatening the well being of the ocean.
“Life Beneath Water” is purpose 14 of the UN’s Sustainable Growth Targets, a set of targets introduced in 2015 to rework lives world wide by 2030. The UN needs to preserve and sustainably use the oceans, and considerably scale back marine air pollution by 2025.
This video is a part of Undertaking 17, a BBC World Service collection produced in partnership with the Open College, during which 17-year-olds take a look at progress on the UN’s 17 objectives.
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