This metric covers Sustainable Development Goal 14 of the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Goal 14 aims to conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development. The oceans are estimated to have financial worth of US$24 trillion, including the jobs they generate in tourism, biotechnology, fishing and shipping. Given the scale of the oceans and ocean-related challenges, collaborative platforms are necessary for each actor to have an impact.
Life Below Water: Why it Matters