A new era of digitalisation for ocean sustainability?: Prospects, benefits, challenges.
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Growing worldwide acknowledgement of the importance of our ocean and seas for the future of humanity draws ever more attention to the need for sustainable use of the planet’s marine resources. Without a healthy ocean and productive seas, the task of providing oxygen from primary production, and generating food, energy and jobs for the world’s population, while effectively addressing climate change and biodiversity, will prove all the more challenging. Hence the importance of achieving a sustainable balance between the use of ocean resources and their protection and restoration. Reaching and conserving that balance will require a major global effort, as reflected in the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and in particular SDG 14, namely conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development. Good governance, effective management, smart policies and the engagement of many sectors of society, all have their part to pl.....
Series;NrOECD Science, Technology and Industry Policy Papers;111
Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)14.a
Essential Ocean Variables (EOV)N/A
CitationStevens, B., Jolly, C. and Jolliffe, J. (2021) A new era of digitalisation for ocean sustainability?: Prospects, benefits, challenges. Paris, France, OECD Publishing, 55pp. (OECD Science, Technology and Industry Policy Papers, No. 111). DOI: https://doi.org/10.1787/a4734a65-en.
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