“Ocean industries are expected to create 40 million workplaces globally by 2030. And the ocean economy is expected to double in the same period. The world’s growing population will need more food, medicines, energy, and minerals. If managed wisely, the oceans hold the key to meeting these needs. However, there are many challenges. Pollution, acidification and overfishing are all creating problems both within and outside national jurisdictions. For all these reasons, Norway is deeply committed to the global ocean agenda and to the development of a sustainable ocean economy”.
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