BELIZE POSITIVE OCEANS INDEX

Australia’s overall Positive Oceans Index score is 7.8, ranking it in 1st place out of 30 countries. This is thanks to its high scores for Marine Biodiversity at 9.3 and Coastal Development and Infrastructure at  8.4.

Australia has a relatively low Coastal Tourism Density at 139 tourist per coastal kilometre. It also scores high on water, wastewater and solid waste management, as well as availability of drinking water and sanitation. However, it rates 11th out for 30 on Coastal Industry Density.

The country’s score are lower for Marine Recreational Activities and Marine Protection and Conservation.

White it does have a very low Recreational Marine Estate Pressure at 3 people per square kilometres of marine estate, it  operates several captive marine animals attractions and has a relatively high number of cruise passengers in relation to its coastal population.  Also despite its high MPAs coverage at 36%, Australia score relative lower on use of ocean resources, in particular fishing.

At A Glance

34'310 km2

Total Marine Estate

10.6%

Marine Protected Areas

3

Sustainable Marine Parks

245

Coastal Tourism Density

19

Recreational Marine

Estate Pressure

Belize Oceans Scores

biodiversity

/10

diversity of marine species and habitat from recreational perspective

infrastructure

/10

Coastal Tourism Density (number of visitors per coastal kilometre) coastal industries, cruises, waste, water, sanitation.

activites

/10

Recreational Marine Estate Pressure (number of people claiming the marine state by square kilometre) Leisure activities, water sports, etc

conservation

/10

Marine Protected Areas (MPAs), fishing impact and conservation legislation

overall score

/10

location ranking

Canada

/10

Mexico

/10

USA

/10

Belize

/10

within region

Samoa

/10

Fiji

/10

Belize

/10

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