The ocean is the largest natural carbon sink on earth. Protecting the ocean will be vital in the fight to mitigate climate change. In GDP terms the ocean has an estimated value of over $24 trillion - in GDP terms it is the largest economy on earth. By understanding the economic and social value of the ocean, firms and businesses can understand how important it is to protect and conserve the ocean for the future.
Key learning objectives:
Understand the economic value of the ocean
Explore the sources of value the ocean provides
Understand why urgent action must be taken to preserve the ocean