A blueprint for ocean and coastal sustainability: an inter-agency paper towards the preparation of the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20)
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization ; Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission ; Food and Agriculture Organization (Rome, Italia) ; United Nations Development Programme ; International Maritime OrganizationPublished by: UNESCO ; 2011
The Blueprint provides an overview of the threats faced by the oceans, including unsustainable use, deforestation of mangroves, disappearance of coral reefs, ocean acidification and climate change. It further highlights the role of oceans in regulating the climate, contributing to food security and sustaining livelihoods.
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