USA POSITIVE OCEANS
USA’s overall Positive Oceans Index score is 6.4, ranking it in 13th place out of 30 countries.
The country has high scores for Marine Biodiversity at 7.9 and Marine Protection and Conservation at 7.5.
The has an average Coastal Tourism Densities at 598 tourists per coastal kilometer and a Marine Estate Pressure at 16 people per square kilometer. Nearly 40% of the country’s population lives near the coasts. All of this show that its coastal and marine assets are equally solicited by tourism and local inhabitants.
At A Glance
Total Marine Estate
Marine Protected Areas
Sustainable Marine Parks
Coastal Tourism Density