Oceans are worth at least $24 tn, WWF says

April 23, 2015 2:12 PM

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Oceans are worth at least $24 tn, WWF says

Washington, Apr 23 (EFE).- Oceans are worth at least $24 trillion, but their economic value is threatened by pollution, climate change and overexploitation, according to a report published by the World Wide Fund for Nature, or WWF.

Working with The Boston Consulting Group and the University of Queensland's Global Change Institute, WWF appraised the oceans' value based on the goods and services they provide, from fishing to the protection against coastal storms, reaching an overall asset value and an annual dividend output (com...

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