On The Wave. New deal in the world ocean development
While the natural resources of the land are inexorably approaching zero, the ocean depths store resources that a few tens or even hundreds of years ahead can support future generations: limitless sources of energy, mineral resources for industrial development, medicines, and food. The experience of developing the marine industry in China, South Korea, and Japan shows a huge potential in creating new markets with volumes of more than USD 20 trillion. For Russia, ocean development is a priority for long-term and stable growth and for its role and influence in the world.
- However, there remains the important question of how to maintain a balance between environmental issues and the economic development of the marine industry.
- How can business and government unite their efforts to achieve common goals of the ocean development without damaging the nature?
- Can the ocean development strategy become one of the new national projects for Russia?
Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of the Russian Federation, Advisor to the Minister of Natural Resources and Environment of the Russian Federation