Stakeholder Perspectives on Opportunities and Challenges in Achieving Sustainable Growth of the Blue Economy in a Changing Climate

@inproceedings{Hoerterer2019StakeholderPO,
  title={Stakeholder Perspectives on Opportunities and Challenges in Achieving Sustainable Growth of the Blue Economy in a Changing Climate},
  author={Christina Hoerterer and Maximilian Felix Schupp and Andreas Benkens and Dustin Nickiewicz and Gesche Krause and Bela H. Buck},
  booktitle={Frontiers in Marine Science},
  year={2019}
}
Coastal marine environments provide livelihoods as billions of people around the world depend greatly on sustainability efforts in the Blue Economy. In this study, we investigated how stakeholders from important Blue Economy sectors along the German North Sea coast perceive the impacts of climate change on their daily work life and the growth of the Blue Economy. In a two-stage approach we first conducted two stakeholder workshops with representatives from the regional sea food sector, science… 

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