‘Aquaman’ star Jason Momoa calls for action to preserve the oceans

American actor Jason Momoa, who plays the superhero Aquaman in the cinema, called on Sunday to act in favor of the preservation of marine resources, on the eve of the opening of a UN conference in Lisbon on the defense of the oceans.

“Right the Wrongs

The oceans need us“, declared the actor during an event which brought together near Lisbon a hundred young people from all over the world to discuss the actions to be taken to amplify and accelerate the action of new generations in favor of the oceans. “We must seek to right the wrongs we’ve done“, because “without a healthy ocean, our planet as we know it would not exist“, he recalled.

Jason Momoa, who became famous thanks to his role as a superhero of the seas, participated in the closing session of the youth and innovation forum, which was held on Sunday on the beach of Carcavelos, about twenty kilometers from Lisbon. The actor and a hundred young delegates from around the world were joined a little later by the Portuguese President, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa and the Secretary General of the United Nations, the Portuguese Antonio Guterres, who condemned the slowness in the taking of decisions of political leaders to preserve the oceans.


We’re moving too slow“, he regretted adding that it was time to “seriously condemn“This inertia and to take action. The UN Secretary General will participate from Monday in Lisbon in the UN conference on the oceans, organized jointly by Portugal and Kenya. First scheduled in April 2020, the conference had been postponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

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From Monday until July 1, heads of state, government representatives, business leaders, NGO leaders and scientists are expected in the Portuguese capital to discuss and propose solutions to preserve the oceans.

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