Blue Life, Jan 2018. Wikimedia Commons
By Andrew Steer
The Jakarta Post-Oct 30
When international leaders meet in Indonesia this week to discuss how to address the global ocean crisis, they will gather in a country both blessed and challenged by its elemental relationship with the sea. Indonesia’s estimated 266 million people, living on nearly a thousand islands, depend on fish and seafood for more than half their animal protein, and 2.8 million households are directly involved in the marine commodity industry.
First published in: The Jakarta Post