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Every $1 invested in ocean sustainability generates $5 of benefits for the planet

13 Jul 2020

Saving the ocean will have effects that go far beyond the shoreline.

The world’s oceans are a hotbed of economic activity, from tourism to international shipping to commercial fishing. Ocean-based industries account for 31 million full-time jobs and trillions of dollars of economic benefits every year. But as climate change worsens, the ocean and its industries are under threat. There’s good news, though: investing in ocean sustainability is worth the cost: every $1 in key ocean actions can generate $5 in economic, health, and environmental benefits.


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