News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda – While the initial phase of public consultation extended to December 31, 2022, is complete, the Ministry of Home Affairs encourages the public to continue submitting their feedback on the Draft Blue Prosperity Plan via email to environment@gov.bm or through the Bermuda Citizen’s Forum, which will remain open.

Additionally, the Bermuda Ocean Prosperity Programme continues engaging with specific groups of ocean users and members of the commercial fishing community. 

As a reminder, a handy FAQ page created from feedback sessions, the Draft Blue Prosperity Plan, and more background information is available online at bermudaoceanprosperity.org/.

Bermuda’s Blue Prosperity Plan aims to build on the trajectory of sustainable economic development while safeguarding and enhancing precious marine resources. It has two components: the Blue Economy Strategy, a guideline for growing Bermuda’s ocean-related industries and attracting investment opportunities, and the Marine Spatial Plan, a framework for implementing sustainable ocean development, protection, and management.