Our oceans are changing. Fishers and fishing organizations are facing increasing levels of uncertainty. At the same time, fishers are adaptable and resilient. Join us to share your solutions in this changing world.About Oceans
About the Exchange
The goal of this exchange is to increase the pace of social and environmental change by making solutions more readily available to practitioners across the world. As practitioners share the components of their solutions (what we call "building blocks"), we hope that other practitioners will feel inspired to re-purpose those building blocks for an entirely different challenge.Find Out More
Living With The Bay: Resiliency For Nassau County
This solution addresses storm surge and associated issues in Nassau County, NY for vulnerable residents, tourists, fish and wildlife, fishing industry
Citizen science for marine conservation
This solution addresses data poor fisheries in Latin America for small-scale fishers and governments
Fully protected marine reserves
This solution addresses biodiversity loss and climate change in Latin America for small-scale fishers
The Cozumel Fishing Cooperative was the first to create fish refuge no take zones in the Mexican Caribbean. The cooperative has two fishing grounds, around Cozumel Island and in the Sian Ka´an Biosphere Reserve.
The José María Azcorra Fishing Cooperative is based in Punta Herrero in the Sian Ka´an Biosphere Reserve. They were the first cooperative to protect grouper and snapper spawning sites in Mexico.
The Pescadores de Vigía Chico Fishing Cooperative is based in Punta Allen, in the Sian Ka´an Biosphere Reserve. They are internationally recognized for their effective community management and sustainable practices.