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30% of all leisure travel is coastal and marine and its activities are closely linked to the health and well-being of marine life.

40% of people live within 100km from the coast and 3 billion depend on the ocean for their livelihoods.

At Positive Travel we believe that travel and leisure play a key role in marine life conservation and regeneration.

Its estimated total annual value is $500-700 billion, while the annual value of coral reef recreation only is a staggering $36 billion.

The Positive Oceans Index aims to create awareness about activities and issues at destinations, and enable you as a visitors to make choices towards being more conscious and mindful ocean "users". It presents objective and transparent indicators, scores, rankings and travel tips.

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index results

Top 50 countries

The Positive Oceans Index evaluates the way destinations manage their ocean assets and estate and how travel, leisure and recreation impact coastal and marine geographies on environmental, social and economic level by focusing on 4 key indicators:
Marine Biodiversity . Coastal Development and Infrastructure . Leisure Activities . Conservation & Regeneration

Scores by Region and Country

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Africa

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Asia

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Central America

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Europe

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Oceania

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South America

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Overall Scores

New Zealand

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Chile

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UK

/10

Papua New Guinea

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Cyprus

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Norway

/10

Sweden

/10

Costa Rica

/10

Colombia

/10
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Panama

/10

USA

/10

Japan

/10
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Fiji

/10

Greece

/10

Portugal

/10

Ecuador

/10

Croatia

/10

Sri Lanka

/10

Palau

/10

South Africa

/10

Belize

/10

Russia

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Argentina

/10

Philippines

/10

India

/10

Bahamas

/10

Kenya

/10

Thailand

/10

Guatemala

/10

Spain

/10

Tanzania

/10

Italy

/10

Turkey

/10

Morocco

/10

Egypt

/10

Iceland

/10

Jamaica

/10

Singapore

/10

China

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Indicator Scores

Discover more detailed Positive Oceans Index scores for each indicator and what they mean.

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