Economic doomsday?


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A newly released report on the “Blue Economy” from the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development contains nary a mention of Alaska, but it is stuffed full of bad news for the 49th state.

The report comes with the SARS-CoV-2-driven pandemic still causing major disruptions in economic markets around the world, and it suggests a tough road ahead for Alaska’s two biggest employers – tourism and fisheries.

The latter is wedded to marine, coastal waters, and the former largely so.