The Economist Group, World Ocean Initiative
The GEF’s mission is to safeguard the global environmental commons including the climate, biodiversity, land, water and the ocean. We take an ecosystem-based approach combined with global and local governance mechanisms, which is important because many sustainability challenges cut across national boundaries.
This is especially true of ocean issues such as overfishing, coastal water pollution from agriculture and marine plastic pollution. The solutions are usually found in bringing stakeholders together and reconciling competing needs.
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