Social economic alternative for fishing community with decreasing resources
About the Implementing organization
Name: Bali Sharks Rescue Center
Year of establishment: 2011
Type of organization: Community enterprise or business
Eco tourism solution brings added cash flow and alternative new jobs using skills fishermen are already familiar with.
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
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.
Expandable model withing Indonesia or other countries. Model complements local fishing villages & resorts. As program is marketed more local hired.
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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