Friday, July 3, 2020

Why we need a Blue Recovery

A woman fishing on Paje beach, Zanzibar, Tanzania. Photo: © Matej Kastelic/Shutterstock

"Building back better should go beyond the green recovery that is being spoken about and embrace a ‘Blue Recovery.’ The pandemic struck at a time when oceans are under increasing threat from myriad impacts – ranging from the warming effects of climate change to pollution caused by coastal run-off and marine litter, overfishing and coral reef and biodiversity loss."

—Karin Kemper, July 1

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