Seychelles president: 'It’s a question of survival of our humanity'

Credit: France 24- Published on April 14, 2019
There remain few unexplored frontiers left on planet earth but one is the depths of the Indian Ocean. This is the site of a scientific mission that's underway off the coast of the Seychelles. More than 200 metres underwater, the Nekton mission is going where no one has gone before, exploring an area that's already reeling from...

Credit: Wochit News
Published on April 15, 2019 -  00:36
Seychelles President Goes Underwater To Beg The World To Save The Seas
The president of Seychelles, Danny Faure, implored the world to do more to protect the “beating blue heart of our planet” in a Sunday speech broadcast live from the depths of the Indian Ocean. Faure, dressed in a Seychelles T-shirt and pink shorts, delivered his plea for the world’s seas while sitting in an underwater craft more than 400 feet below the ocean’s surface. According to the AP, it was the first time a political speech had been broadcast live from a submersible underwater.

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