The emergence of “ocean risk”

If you spent a couple of days in Bermuda—with its stunning pink sand beaches, beautiful sunsets and the northern-most coral reef system in the world—you would be forgiven for not noticing that Bermuda is at the epicentre of ocean risk. In May the island hosted the first ever Ocean Risk Summit — sponsored by global insurance firm XL Catlin along with other partners — which looked at the key challenges and risks posed by ocean change and identified opportunities for innovative approaches to building resilience and mitigating its effects through applied solutions.

Read more about the key highlights from the conference on The Economist Group’s World Ocean Initiative website.

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