Regional Outlook, Global Perspective

INDONESIA-THERE’S ONLY ONE OCEAN.

INDONESIA-THERE’S ONLY ONE OCEAN.
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.

Read more at: http://www.thejakartapost.com/academia/2018/10/30/theres-only-one-ocean-this-is-its-moment.html

First published in: The Jakarta Post

 

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