We live on a blue planet. Our oceans cover 70 percent of the Earth’s surface, contain 90 percent of the planet’s living biomass; produce more oxygen than all the world’s forests and absorb around 30 percent of global carbon dioxide.
Editor’s Note: SDG 14 is the fifth piece in a series in collaboration with the FAO exploring the Sustainable Development Goals. See the introduction to the series here. Striking the right balance between nourishing people and nurturing the planet is perhaps nowhere more