As an Ashoka Fellow, Blue Ventures’ Executive Director Alasdair Harris recently contributed to Ashoka’s new report, ‘Thinking differently: ideas for action on planet & climate’. The report draws together insights from Ashoka Fellows working in environmental and climate innovation, identifying patterns between their diverse approaches.
Featuring more than 20 in-depth interviews, the report points to a fundamental need to rebalance our relationship with nature, which “requires a paradigm shift in how humanity sees itself, how we understand what nature is, and how we see ourselves in the unfolding arc of time.”
On page 37, readers can learn more about Blue Ventures’ approach to marine conservation, which aims to put communities at the heart of conservation.
“We can’t achieve marine conservation at scale without engaging the people that depend on the sea for survival.” – Alasdair Harris
Read the full report and the executive summary
Learn more about our community-led approach in Alasdair’s interview for Forbes