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A new coalition to reduce bottom trawling and rebuild coastal fisheries

Yesterday saw the launch of a new coalition demanding an end to bottom trawling in coastal waters. The Transform Bottom Trawling (TBT) coalition is working for a world where destructive bottom trawling is removed from coastal waters.


Toko telo rewind: Does community-led fisheries management work?

The latest edition of our Toko telo interactive online discussions welcomed an expert panel providing an insight into the importance of community-led fisheries management across different contexts. This edition launched a new series of global conversations about the successes and challenges of community-led fisheries management which are being convened over the coming months. Chair, Charlie …


New global platform connects small-scale fishers to promote sustainability and improve livelihoods

The Small-Scale Fisheries Hub is a new online portal designed to promote more sustainable small-scale fisheries


New research: First scientific evidence of overfishing in Madagascar’s small-scale fisheries

Our latest research provides the first robust scientific evidence that overfishing is taking place in small-scale fisheries in Madagascar, signalling a serious threat to ocean health and vulnerable coastal communities.


Coastal communities on front line of climate breakdown

UN report projects severe consequences for people and nature as the world’s oceans continue to take the heat from climate change


IPNLF: The Value of Small-Scale Fisheries

A collaborative film produced by IPNLF, Asosiasi Perikanan Pole & Line dan Handline, Masyarakat Perikanan dan Indonesia, and Blue Ventures highlights why small-scale fisheries should be prioritised in global supply chains.


Blog: Fisheries management that works for everyone

For three years, Blue Ventures has been working with stakeholders and communities in Tsimipaika Bay, northwest Madagascar, to develop an innovative, integrated and consensual Fisheries Management Plan.


Blog: The Darawa community celebrates a fisheries management milestone

The first community led temporary octopus fishery closure in Wakatobi was reopened on 2 September with much ceremony and celebration.


Octopus season: community-managed fisheries reopen across three countries

The first temporary octopus fishery closures in Comoros, Indonesia and the Barren Isles archipelago in Madagascar reopened in September 2018 with positive initial results.


Blog: Opening day in the Barren Isles

Two fishing communities in the Barren Isles archipelago of western Madagascar recently closed part of their octopus fishing grounds for two months. Was the wait worth it? Caroline Holo tells the full story from opening day

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