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Blue Economy - Sharing Success Stories to Inspire Change

2 years ago

The oceans cover almost three quarters of the Earth’s surface and are home to more than half of all life forms, which often creates the false impression that they are a limitless resource. This leads to massive over-exploitation and degradation, with an impact that reaches far beyond their shores. Indeed ocean related issues are integral to most of the Sustainable Development Goals and to the transition towards the inclusive green economy on which their success depends. The complimentary “blue” element of that transition – known as the blue economy - offers an innovative approach to conserving the oceans, while reaping their benefits in a more equitable and sustainable way.


This report covers six case studies that reflect the diversity and flexibility of the blue economy concept. They demonstrate viable, practical applications that can be implemented on many different scales for regions, countries and communities.

Status: Completed

Type: Monograph

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