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.
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 …
The Small-Scale Fisheries Hub is a new online portal designed to promote more sustainable 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.
UN report projects severe consequences for people and nature as the world’s oceans continue to take the heat from climate change
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.
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.
The first community led temporary octopus fishery closure in Wakatobi was reopened on 2 September with much ceremony and celebration.
The first temporary octopus fishery closures in Comoros, Indonesia and the Barren Isles archipelago in Madagascar reopened in September 2018 with positive initial results.
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