JAMAICA POSITIVE OCEANS
Jamaica’s overall Positive Oceans Index score is 4.6, ranking it in 30th place out of 30 countries.
The country has high scores for Marine Biodiversity at 8.3 and average scores for Marine Conservation and Regeneration 4.6.
However, its score for Marine Leisure Activities and Coastal Development and Infrastructure are lower at 2 and 3 respectively.
At A Glance
Total Marine Estate
Marine Protected Areas
Sustainable Marine Parks
Coastal Tourism Density
Jamaica Oceans Scores
diversity of marine species and habitat from recreational perspective
Coastal Tourism Density (number of visitors per coastal kilometre) coastal industries, cruises, waste, water, sanitation.
Recreational Marine Estate Pressure (number of people claiming the marine state by square kilometre) Leisure activities, water sports, etc
Marine Protected Areas (MPAs), fishing impact and conservation legislation