Local fishers with small boats have had little say in Indonesia’s marine and fisheries governance, despite their important roles in ocean protection.
As the number of protected areas continues to grow, fisher households in Indonesia are still among the poorest of the poor.
Hollywood undermines Africa’s struggles, creating a false impression of the continent to please western viewers.
Each year, enough fishing line to circle the Earth 18 times is lost at sea. This not only harms marine life, but also the livelihoods of fishers worldwide.
The newly-announced regulation for recruiting and contracting migrant fishers has legal complexities that might harm future attempts to protect these workers.
Creating opportunities to meaningfully engage women in governance and decision-making is necessary to achieve gender equality in small-scale fisheries.
Do farmers fare better together in the face of a changing climate?
When illegal fishing is misrepresented, it leads to poor investments and misguided policies that don’t help the actual problem.
Decision-makers, locally and globally, must balance management of pandemics with a recognition that fish and fishing communities are essential to local well being.
Working waterfronts are a key link between consumers and seafood, but are increasingly threatened by developers. Policies need to ensure that waterfronts remain accessible to seafood harvesters.
Empatheatre’s latest production is more than a play about three characters who live near the sea. It’s a model for collective consultation on how to save the ocean.
The overwhelming majority of recreational fishers support no-fishing marine sanctuaries.
A recent summit in Ottawa on what’s known as agroecology has shown that more equitable and sustainable methods of producing food are not only possible, they’re beginning to spread around the world.