At each stage we have made progress to strengthen economies, foster innovation, and create jobs, yet increasingly understand that we have planetary limits. In the case of blue growth, we have a significant and undeniable dependency on the ocean’s ecosystem services. If we grow our economy on the back of the ocean, we must not only do no harm, but also look to create opportunities that help restore the ocean and its balance and thus take pressure off the commons. There is great opportunity within blue growth for collaboration because the ocean and its issues are inherently international in scope.
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