Social economic alternative for fishing community with decreasing resources

June 22, 2017

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Social economic alternative for fishing community with decreasing resources

About the Implementing organization

Name: Bali Sharks Rescue Center

Country: Indonesia

Year of establishment: 2011

Type of organization: Community enterprise or business

Description

Eco tourism solution brings added cash flow and alternative new jobs using skills fishermen are already familiar with.

Nature Element

Oceans / Coasts / Wildlife

Type of Action

Protection / Restoration / Sustainable use / Mainstreaming into sectors / Pollution prevention, clean up / Awareness and education

Sustainable Development Element

Jobs and livelihoods / Food security

Related Sustainable Development Goal(s)

    

Environmental Impacts

Keeping apex predators alive instead of sending fins to another country. Education & Research tours paid by tourist to interactive with marine life.

Sustainable Development Impacts

Eco tourism business instead of 1 time kill / consumption model.

Scalability

Expandable model withing Indonesia or other countries. Model complements local fishing villages & resorts. As program is marketed more local hired.

Replicability

We have had a few copy cats but that begins to lean towards exploiting captive animals.
See next solution to understand the closure of our conservation model.

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