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  1. News Stories

    New Perspectives on the Ocean Economy of the Mid-Atlantic States

    | by Rachel Christopherson; MARCO

    The Center for the Blue Economy has prepared a new report for the Mid-Atlantic Regional Council on the Ocean (MARCO), which calculates the contributions of oft-overlooked portions of the ocean economy, concluding that marine research and education, state expenditures related to the ocean, and coastal electricity production support 38,000 jobs and $25.5 billion in annual economic activity. 

  2. Explainer: What is the blue economy?

    | by Emma Bryce in China Dialogue-Ocean

    Dr. Jason Scorse, Director of the Center for the Blue Economy at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies, is quoted in this article.  He emphasizes that the blue economy as a concept must adopt a sustainability-focus by definition, rather than being co-opted into the historical extract-consume-discard model.