Making sure the blue economy is green

Given the growing and seemingly limitless capacity to industrialize the oceans, there is a need to reimagine how to effectively measure, monitor and sustainably manage this seventy-one per cent of the Earth's surface.

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Figure 1: Can they decouple? Trends in gross world product, overfishing and ocean pollution.

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Golden, J., Virdin, J., Nowacek, D. et al. Making sure the blue economy is green. Nat Ecol Evol 1, 0017 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41559-016-0017

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