For Small Island Developing States (SIDS), being surrounded by the ocean can be an asset or a liability. Sustainable development ensures that being encircled by sea is indeed a virtue, and nations must leverage the sea around them in order to make the transition from SIDS, via Big Ocean Developing States (BODS), to Big Ocean Sustainable States (BOSS). But the path to becoming BOSS-level is not easy, nor clear-cut, and involves a journey that is replete with pitfalls.
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