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Blue Star Foods initiative shows 3BL efforts work

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BSC fisherman with new vessel tracking device

Blue Star Foods, the Miami, Florida based seafood specialist, is proving that it is possible to have a sustainable

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Dr. Richard Leakey – Presentation on Conservation

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Dr. Richard Leakey recently presented some thoughts on conservation in Cape Town at the 2017 Conservation Lab.

He made some excellent comments regarding the current and future challenges of conservation

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Investing for Sustainable Fisheries Needs Funding for Capacity Building

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Impact investors are ready to invest increasing amounts of impact capital in sustainable fisheries; what’s missing are  profitable businesses and organizations with the capacity to accept investment. These profitable “investible

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Is this what success looks like?

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An ongoing discussion between people in the conservation finance community is how we define success.

Reviewing the data – which we like to do (see below) – does not demonstrate much

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Value Rescue in Fisheries

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Do you know of fisheries that have considered or implemented Value Rescue?

 

Your knowledge can help others scale fisheries’ enterprises with positive social, economic and environmental impacts.

We are researching fishing groups,

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The Finance Gap in Sustainable Wild Capture Fisheries

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Over the past few years, three broad strategies have evolved to address the challenge of achieving sustainable wild capture fisheries. These consist of:

Addressing governance, regulation and policy
Providing preferential access to

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Just Relased: Capitalizing Conservation Report

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From Clarmondial: “Clarmondial and the WWF Landscape Finance Lab have produced “Capitalising Conservation”, a new report exploring how conservation organisations and their partners can mobilise private investment in conservation.”

Leverage the Middle for Improved Fishery Management and Revenue

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The New Middleman: Service Provider and Quality Assure

“Middle man — the very term itself is associated with extra hoops to jump through, farmers being cheated, and limited value being offered

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The Wild Blue Crab Investment Model – a case study

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Industry stakeholders understand that overfishing undercuts long-term value and prevents realization of full economic potential in local communities. The question is, what to do about it? Wilderness Markets and Blue

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Coral Reefs and Ocean Health

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Every so often, we run across reports that force us to stop and question our assumptions. Recent papers on global warming and the impact on oceans is a topic we

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