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Green economy in a blue world: synthesis report

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  • UNEP
  • FAO
  • IMO
  • UNDP
  • IUCN
  • WorldFish Center
  • GRID-Arendal
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    The Green Economy in a Blue World report analyzes how key sectors that are interlinked with the marine and coastal environment (the blue world) can make the transition towards a Green Economy. The report covers the impacts and opportunities linked with shipping and fisheries to tourism, marine-based renewable energies and agriculture. The findings underline that a shift to sustainability in terms of improved human wellbeing and social equity can lead to healthier and more economically productive oceans that can simultaneously benefit coastal communities and ocean-linked industries.

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    This book is provided by The WorldFish Center in its series Working Papers with number 39611 and published in 2012.

    ISBN: 9.78828E+12
    Handle: RePEc:wfi:wfbook:39611

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    1. Rojon, Isabelle & Dieperink, Carel, 2014. "Blowin' in the wind? Drivers and barriers for the uptake of wind propulsion in international shipping," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 67(C), pages 394-402.

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