Category: Opinion

Opinion: Taking a Stand to Save Earth’s Oceans

March 9, 2020 By Kendall Jones and James Watson Scientific American
Given the connected nature of the ocean, a piecemeal approach is doomed to fail. The success of the Post-2020 Biodiversity Framework depends on collective action. Our science shows that the necessary scale of action is now clear, both for the ocean and on land—but the fate of Earth’s biodiversity hangs on the willingness of governments and industry to act.

Opinion: The Caribbean can make waves with a blue ocean economy

March 6, 2020 By Gerard Alleng Climate Home News
The Sustainable Islands Platform (SIsP) is looking at the best ways to support island territories in their pursuit of sustainability and prosperity. Developed by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the platform exists under three founding pillars that are closely related: Climate Resilience, Circular Economy, and Blue Economy – the latter is a model which can significantly support economic growth in the region.