Ocean Policy Research Institute publishes “Selections: White Paper on the Oceans and Ocean Policy in Japan 2021”

Ocean Policy Research Institute publishes “Selections: White Paper on the Oceans and Ocean Policy in Japan 2021”

TOKYO, July 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — On July 1st, 2021, the Ocean Policy Research Institute (OPRI) of the Sasakawa Peace Foundation (SPF) published “Selections: White Paper on the Oceans and Ocean Policy in Japan 2021.” OPRI has published the White Paper on the Oceans and Ocean Policy every year since 2004, with the first English edition published in 2018. This annual publication features articles by OPRI researchers and other experts aiming to contribute to comprehensive and cross-sectoral collaboration to address ocean issues in Japan and around the world.

"Selections: White Paper on the Oceans and Ocean Policy in Japan 2021"
“Selections: White Paper on the Oceans and Ocean Policy in Japan 2021”

*The White Paper can be downloaded here: https://www.spf.org/en/opri/projects/information_white-paper-en_2021.html

In order to bring attention to more positive subjects in the time of the COVID-19 pandemic, OPRI met with Triton Submarines, a private U.S. company which builds submersibles for deep-sea exploration, for the opening interview of the White Paper. OPRI also created a video of highlights from the interview, with images captured by Triton’s submersibles.

*The interview can be viewed here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h_GsovMDXOA

Selections: White Paper on the Oceans and Ocean Policy in Japan 2021

Foreword by Atsushi Sunami, President of SPF
Interview with Mr. Patrick Lahey, President, Triton Submarines LLC
Japan and World’s Ocean Initiative:
The UN Decade of Ocean Science Goes into Motion
COVID-19 Pandemic and Cruise Ships
Toward a Blue Recovery
Fisheries and Blue Resource
Maritime Security and Safety
Articles from the “Ocean Newsletter”

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