Ayoke, Philippines, Environmental Defense Fund

2016, Directed by Loch Phillipps

Dependent of fishing for their livelihoods, Ayoke’s fishermen are alarmed by the scarcity of fish. Together with EDF, and RARE, they decide to collaborate to create a managed access fishing areas. Proven to work in other areas, fishermen are excited to be leading the effort to save fisheries, as opposed to being blamed for overfishing.