Restoring UK seas could provide £50bn boost
Restoring the UK’s seas could pump £50bn into the economy by 2050, bringing thousands of new jobs, huge climate benefits, and wildlife restoration, new analysis suggests.In a report by Sky Ocean Rescue and the Worldwide Fund for Nature (WWF), the researchers claim that restoring seas to full health would create 100,000 clean energy jobs – mostly in marine renewables –
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