MALAYSIA POSITIVE OCEANS
Malaysia’s overall Positive Oceans Index score is 6.8, ranking it in 10th place out of 30 countries.
Malaysia has the highest score for Marine Leisure Activities at 8.5. It also It has high scores for Marine Biodiversity at 8.7 . However, its score are lower for Marine Protection and Conservation and Coastal Development and Infrastructure at 6.8 and 4.7 respectively.
Malaysia is the county with one of the highest MPAs at 36% of its total marine estate.
At A Glance
Total Marine Estate
Marine Protected Areas
Sustainable Marine Parks
Coastal Tourism Density
Malaysia 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