Illegal fishers from outside Timor-Leste are threatening the tiny country’s marine fisheries.
In China alone, the marine economy generates 9.7% of GDP and 34.2 million jobs.
Knowing where seafood comes from and where it is processed and shipped is key to sustainability.
International collaboration in the Eastern Tropical Pacific Seascape is benefitting many local fishers.
These reefs need protection in order to continue supporting the biodiversity and people that rely on them.
In Indonesia’s marine protected areas, we are seeing a reduction in the exploitation of turtles.
The more we know about coral bleaching, the better we can predict which reefs will be most affected by climate change.
Edy Setyawan blogs from a coral reef assessment trip organized by CI, WWF and The Nature Conservancy.
CI empowers local Indonesians to monitor their marine protected areas.
To determine how effective marine protected areas are, we need to compare them to waters outside their boundaries.