Blue economies try to foster better relationships with marine ecosystems amid sustainable growth [Yuriko Nakao/Reuters]
All life on Earth is dependent on water. Together with carbon, it is one of the most important building blocks of all living organisms, from the smallest animal to the largest tree.
However, as humanity’s impact on the global environment has increased in the last hundred years, issues such as pollution, coral bleaching and overfishing have become significantly larger, damaging important ecosystems around the globe.
In an attempt to create plans to battle these negative effects, the Kenyan capital Nairobi this week was