Entries by Christoph Jochims


Diversity creates prosperity and beauty

The diversity of the oceans seems infinite, the ecosystem itself still as unknown as the far side of the moon. Its sensitivity and importance to humans, however, we already suspect, especially when consequences for which humans are responsible, such as rising sea levels, lead to direct impacts on civilization and the economy.


The blue hope

The potential for food security and adding value to the living resources in the ocean seems endless. Today, more than 100 million tons of algae, fish, crabs and other organisms are already caught or cultivated in the sea every year, and more than 3 billion people obtain at least 20% of their animal protein requirements from fish.