The BERMUDA OCEAN PROSPERITY PROGRAMME is a partnership between the Government of Bermuda, the Waitt Institute, and Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences (BIOS). The goal of Bermuda Ocean Prosperity Programme is to foster the sustainable, profitable, and enjoyable use of ocean resources for present and future generations.

PROGRAM GOALS

THRIVING BLUE ECONOMY

Assist Bermuda with the diversification of its national revenue and strengthen the sustainable use of ocean resources for economic growth, improved livelihoods and jobs, and continued ecosystem health.

MARINE SPATIAL PLANNING

Develop and legally adopt an enforceable, comprehensive, EEZ-wide Marine Spatial Plan designed sustainably manage resources and protect 20% of Bermuda’s waters as no-take fisheries replenishment zone.

SUSTAINABLE FISHERIES

Improve fisheries management, where appropriate, and partner with stakeholders to support Bermuda’s fisheries goals through consultations, scientific research, and economic analyses.

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