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The Importance of the Ocean to U.S. Island Territories

16 November 2016, 5:14 pm

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A new report allows readers to better understand the importance of the ocean to the economies of two U.S. territories in the Caribbean. For people who manage, protect, and make use of the resources in these special places, more accurate economic data about ocean use are key to good decision making. And good decisions will help keep our ocean healthy and resilient—supporting livelihoods for future generations. Shown here: St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands.

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Original article: The Importance of the Ocean to U.S. Island Territories