Three fact sheets to communicate the economic and social importance of coral reefs at a country and regional level have been released. Data is provided for more than 50 coral reef countries in 3 regions. Each factsheet provides easy to read economic and social data for the three main ecosystems services provided by coral reefs: coastal protection, fishing, and tourism and highlights their importance in the various’ countries GDP. Readers will also find striking sentences that can be used in arguments to inform and convince decision makers.
Download the Indian Ocean Factsheet.