's noxious exploitation of maritime resources,
Ingo Nierman provides new practical, technological, and metaphysical
scenarios to renew the relationship between men and the sea.
It was the concept of the ocean as a global commons, free for
everyone—first formulated by Hugo Grotius in his 1609 treatise, Mare
Liberum—that stimulated a free global market. Today, the free
market and the free ocean both suffer from rigorous, exploitive use. A new
concept of how to relate to the ocean could transform the global economy
and global politics. Solution 295–304: Mare Amoris
proposes new practical, technological, and metaphysical scenarios of how
to fall in love with the sea, and, eventually, have the sea fall in love
Writer and journalist Ingo Niermann was born in 1969 in Bielefeld, Germany.