Blue Solutions from Latin America and the wider Caribbean
Marine and coastal ecosystems face a wide array of threats, mainly from humankind. Habitat loss and degradation, overfishing, destructive fishing methods, eutrophication and pollution all deteriorate the state of oceans and coasts. In addition, these unique ecosystems are heavily impacted by climate change. A lack of regulation and enforcement, insufficient management and governance and limited awareness has limited effective responses to these pressures.