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The National Geographic Society Remembers Urken Lendu Sherpa

The National Geographic Society is saddened to learn of the sudden death of Urken Lendu Sherpa.  Urken has been part of the National Geographic community for 2 years as a member of our National Geographic and Rolex Perpetual Planet Everest Expedition.

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Key Fishing Nations Endorse the Protection of 30% of the Ocean

Today, the High Level Panel for a Sustainable Ocean Economy, composed of 14 serving world leaders, put forward a new ocean action agenda for building a sustainable ocean economy where protection, production and prosperity go hand in hand.