A global blue economy is an economic arena that depends on the benefits and values realized from the coastal and marine environments. This book explains the "sustainable blue economy" as a marine-based economy that provides social and economic benefits for current and future generations. It restores, protects, and maintains the diversity, productivity, and resilience of marine ecosystems, and is based on clean technologies, renewable energy, and circular material flows.

chapter 1|33 pages

Concepts, Tools, and Pillars of the Blue Economy

A Synthesis and Critical Review

chapter 3|26 pages

Optimizing the Connectivity of Salmon Farms

Role of Exposure to Wind, Tides, and Isolation

chapter 4|42 pages

Offshore Fish Farming

Challenges and Developments in Fish Pen Designs

chapter 9|26 pages

Marine Ecosystem Services

SDGs Targets, Achievement, and Linkages with a Blue Economy Perception

chapter 11|32 pages

Global Scenarios of Seaweed Cultivation

Science-Policy Nexus for Enhancing the Seaweeds and Algae Farming

chapter 13|33 pages

Modern Seafood Production to Enhance the Blue Economy

A Proposed Sustainable Model for Bangladesh

chapter 15|35 pages

Marine Pollution and Ecosystem Health

Challenges for Developing Sustainable Blue Economy