- Blue Economy
- dead zone
- Gulf of Mexico
- oil and gas
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) calculated for the first time the value of commercial activities dependent on the nation’s oceans, coasts, and Great Lakes and found that they “floated” $373B of GDP in 2018 and that their growth was stronger than overall GDP growth that year.
Why This Matters: Ocean health matters but its impact on the economy is one of the biggest reasons – and now more than ever as we rebuild it.Continue Reading 568 words