The seas are the new frontier. Established industries like fishing and tourism have to share the oceans with newcomers like aquaculture and offshore wind farms.
Journalist: Daniel Saraga
Graphics and research: onlab/Lisa Charlotte Rost
*GVA figures: offshore wind without Spain and France; gas & oil without Greece
Sources: Blue Growth: Scenarios and drivers for sustainable growth from the oceans, seas and coasts, EC (2012) and annexes; Blue Growth; Facts and figures on the common fisheries policy (2014); The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture, FAO (2012); Onshore Wind: Direct & Wider Economic Impacts, RenewableUK (2012); Groupement des Entreprises Parapétrolières et Paragazières; Oil & Gas UK; European Wind Energy Association; Danish Energy Agency