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A Blueprint for Ocean and Coastal Sustainability « Discussion Papers « Downloads

Date postedMay 6, 2013
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A paper prepared for the Rio+20 conference. It identifies areas of priority for ensuring ocean sustainability, and introduces the concept of a ‘Blue-Green’ Economy – “living with the ocean and from the ocean in a sustainable way” (page 5).

Citation: IOC/UNESCO, IMO, FAO, UNDP. (2011). A Blueprint for Ocean and Coastal Sustainability. Paris: IOC/UNESCO.