Welcome to The Skimmer on Marine Ecosystems and Management, the monthly information service on ocean planning and ecosystem-based management. The Skimmer serves over 7,200 members of the global resource management community with news, views, analysis, and tips gathered from experts around the world.
New this month in The Skimmer:
- All things to all people: What different groups mean when they talk about the Blue Economy
- If a country is not very dependent on the ocean, can it have a Blue Economy? A brief interview with Joanna Smith of Nature United
- Latest News and Resources for Ocean Planners and Managers
- Looking for marine planning and management tools?
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