In a historic moment for small-scale fishers in Indonesia, the Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries (MMAF) recently enacted the Guideline for Utilization of Sustainable Fisheries Zones in Marine Protected Areas for Fishing by Local and Traditional Communities.
In June, Rare gave United States Ambassador to Indonesia Robert O. Blake, Jr., a closer look at Indonesian coastal fisheries reform on the ground. Rare hosted Ambassador Blake at our site within the Banda Sea MPA, an area spanning five villages.
In March, Rare Indonesia Prototype Implementation Manager Raymond Jakub was nominated for the 2017 Pew Fellowship in Marine Conservation, a program of the environmental science division at The Pew Charitable Trusts.
On Rare Senior Vice President Paul Butler’s 60th birthday and nearing the 40th anniversary of his campaign in St. Lucia, we revisit his roots in community-based conservation. Butler’s work to save the endangered St.
Last week we posed the question for coastal fisheries in Mozambique: “How can we maintain a healthy and biodiverse ocean which--instead of being continually overfished and further depleted each year-- is