Photos by Garth Cripps (© Blue Ventures 2012)

Beach seine fishing is one of the most destructive fishing gears practiced in many areas of the tropical indo-Pacific.  For the past five years Blue Ventures has been working closely with Rare Conservation to develop social marketing campaigns aimed at reducing the prevalence of this fishing method, and encouraging more sustainable, traditional fishing practices.

Posted by Garth Cripps

Garth has a strong interest in using photography to tell the human story behind conservation. He also supports Blue Ventures’ blue forests work, leveraging the enormous value of mangrove forests – from supporting fisheries to sequestering carbon dioxide – to protect these extraordinary ecosystems.

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