Putting back today to catch more tomorrow

In a small-scale scampi fishery, scientific research is supporting sustainable practices was a smart investment in the future of Croatia’s most iconic seafood.

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Save For Our Oceans’ sea of women

In the Solomon Islands, where 90% of men and half of all rural women are engaged in fisheries work, fish is naturally a primary source of nutrition. For most families, nearly 60% of all animal-based protein in their diet comes from the oceans. Hardly surprising, of course, when you consider that the Solomon Islands lie in the warm and productive seas of the Coral Triangle, where nutrient rich currents feed diverse coral reefs, which in turn supports over one-third of the world's reef fish species.

Ocean Witness Manuela Leal Sánchez, Spain

“The conservation of our fishery is based on the protection of the fishing grounds — we do not see a future without a marine reserve.”

Ocean Witness Julián Marcial, Ecuador

“The ocean not only provides for us today; we have to leave something for tomorrow.”

Setting a fishball rolling towards smarter seafood markets

WWF is working with small-scale fishers to create more value from their catches

Portraits of Change | David Shoshola

Small-scale fisheries and aquaculture are key to food security, livelihoods and a sustainable oceans future.

Fishing less and earning more

WWF is piloting a new kind of tourist experience that gives fisheries sustainability a boost

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