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Public Values of the Marine Environment

Public Values of the Marine Environment
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'Public Perceptions of Europe’s Seas – A Policy Brief' is a European survey on what the public values in terms of the marine environment and governance. One of the authors, Dr Tavis Potts, Scottish Association of Marine Science says: ‘The report presents the results and key highlights of a survey of 7000 people across 7 countries including the UK. I think you will find the results quite interesting and useful with a few 'eye openers' around trust and governance, support for MPAs, and ocean awareness amongst countries. The research highlights the importance of education and communication in driving ocean citizenship.

To see the full report click HERE