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Blue economy and sustainable use of marine resources

Semester 3

For YOU interested in the economy and the socioeconomy of the marine resources and short and long (sustainable) terms. 

The aim of this course is to describe the ownership over the marine
and maritime resources, and the main governance systems that regulate
these ownerships.

The course will survey the basic elements of marine industrial
activities such as fisheries, aquaculture, shipping, off-shore and
tourism, and how these activities are managed and regulated in various
regions of the world. The role and occurrence of non-industrial
recreational and artisan marine and maritime activities and how these
relate to the status of the marine ecosystem will also be discussed.

Form of teaching: Lectures, exercises, discussions, and individual and group reports.


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  • Blue economy and sustainable use of marine resources (15 credits): November 2 – January 15