“Stewardship is not only an environmental concern, it’s also a health, economic, food security and moral issue,” US Secretary of State John Kerry in his address to the Global Oceans Action Summit for Food Security and Blue Growth.
Oceans elicit emotional reactions in many people. They are places where we swim, fish, sail or simply watch the world go by. Yet, increasingly, we hear troubling messages that oceans are under grave threat from overfishing, pollution, climate change and more. These messages move us to take action. But, what actions can right past wrongs and create future opportunities?