Increased Fish Production

Many coastal subsistence fisherfolk are finding themselves in poverty as they try to catch sufficient fish to feed themselves and their family. The Ocean Technology Group is assisting the Ocean Nourishment Foundation to trial nutrient retaining reefs that can be constructed from local materials. These reef are designed to increase near shore fish production.

Fijian villagers deploying an artificial reef

Fijian villagers deploying an artificial reef


Further reading: peruse this article at the Sydney Ideas Quarterly website .