Blue Paper on Integrated Ocean Management released
The High Level Panel for Sustainable Ocean Economy recently released a Blue Paper on Integrated Ocean Management. The paper makes the case for integrated ecosystem-based management which combines value creation and the safeguarding of ecosystem health. By learning from previous successes and failures, the paper identifies existing impediments in policy and practice and lays out a set of steps and guiding principles towards successfully integrated ocean management. Finally, it assesses current opportunities to accelerate progress and the impact of these opportunities on jobs and equity.
Reference: Winther, J-G., et al. (2020). Integrated Ocean Management. Washington, DC: World Resources Institute.
Read and download the publication here: https://www.oceanpanel.org/blue-papers/integrated-ocean-management