How did sustainability start for Tony’s? Our sustainability journey can be traced back to 2002, when we began sourcing Organic, Fair Trade, Shade Grown coffee. Since then, we moved to 100% green power, doubled our roasting efficiency, offset our roastery’s carbon footprint, and continue to support causes that we care about. Our commitment to sourcing…
If the ocean were a nation, it would rank as the 7th largest economy in the world. This article suggests 8 ways to rebuild the ocean economy.
Almost no facet of our global economy has been immune to the COVID-19 crisis. The long arm of COVID-19 has also reached out to sea, affecting our “blue economy.” This collection of formal and informal marine jobs, products and services has been valued at $2.5 trillion a year.
Here a few of the suggestions in this article that would “green” the ocean economy:
- Implement sustainability in ocean tourism.
- Emissions must be reduced by 50% by 2050. Increase fuel efficiency and retool Asian fleets with zero-emission vessels.
- The pause during the pandemic is a chance for fisheries to recover from over-harvesting.
- Preserve ocean parks long term and avoid short-sighted openings of these parks to fishing.
- Bolster smart aquaculture with innovations.
- Learn more about the ocean and its vulnerabilities using AI.