Viewing: systems change

Connecting the Dots: the need for Fishery System Intermediaries

This is the first in a series of blog posts about fisheries system intermediaries. The world’s oceans are in crisis at a time when forty percent of the world’s population lives within 60 miles of the coast, and billions of people derive their nutrition and livelihoods from coastal fisheries. Communities, nonprofits, governments, and philanthropists have been working hard for decades to improve fisheries and seafood systems, but sustained systemic change has proven elusive. Why is this? And what can be done about it? THE…


Supporting Systems Change with the Bioneers

Future of Fish was invited to speak at our first National Bioneers Conference in October in Marin, California. Founded in 1990, Bioneers “has acted as a fertile hub of social and scientific innovators with practical and visionary solutions for the world’s most pressing environmental and social challenges.” This year’s theme was “Uprising” and focused on models and strategies for climate action, ending extreme inequality, building democracy, racial and gender equity, women’s leadership, and restoring land, water, air, and biodiversity. Marah Hardt, Future of Fish’s Research Director,…