The Circle 04.16
Published 1 January 2017
Perspectives on the Blue Economy
The Arctic is defined by its marine space, its countries and many of its people clustered around a central ocean. It’s a space in flux as an ocean of ice becomes increasingly liquid. Every inch the Arctic sea ice retreats, new economic opportunities open up.
The Blue Economy concept provides us with a useful lens to understand the importance and value of the marine economy and how industrial activities, transportation, livelihoods, food security, recreational activities and ecosystems are linked.