The High Level Panel for a Sustainable Ocean Economy (Ocean Panel) Blue Papers explore pressing challenges at the nexus of the ocean and the economy, providing thematic deep dives into a range of topics and offering a robust knowledge base to inform a new ocean report and the Ocean Panel’s action agenda.

This Blue Paper highlights the opportunity for incorporating ocean accounts into national accounting frameworks and the data and technology already available at our fingertips to do so. Learn more about the Ocean Panel's Blue Papers.

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Without the Ocean, National Accounts Are Incomplete
Ocean accounts operate as a sustainable development scorecard, capturing the long-term health and wealth of a country’s ocean economy.
The wealth of oceans: New research on ocean accounting
The development of ocean accounts provides an unprecedented opportunity to showcase the value of the ocean