The Okeanos Explorer 2013 field season is over and the ship is in port. Stay tuned for more exploration in 2014! Check out their video playlist for archive highlights of past trips.
In this episode of World Ocean Radio, host Peter Neill continues a discussion of the Global Environment Facility/ United Nations Development Program "Catalyzing Ocean Finance" report and provides two examples of well-executed sustainability measures: the Black Sea Drainage Basin and the Yellow Sea Large Marine Ecosystem.
Peter Neill, Director of the World Ocean Observatory and host of World Ocean Radio, provides coverage of a broad spectrum of ocean issues from science and education to advocacy and exemplary projects. World Ocean Radio, a project of the World Ocean Observatory, is a weekly series of brief audio essays available for syndicated use at no cost by community radio stations worldwide. Contact us for more information.
Ocean Health Index
A weekly feature to highlight, by country, the goals and components of the Ocean Health Index which measures and scores ocean health from 0-100.
How Does Your Country's Score Compare?
Did You Know?
People rely on the ocean to provide jobs with steady wages and stable economies for coastal communities worldwide. The jobs and revenue produced from marine-related industries directly benefit those who are employed, but also have substantial indirect value for community identity, tax revenue, and other related economic and social impacts of a stable coastal economy. (source: OHI)