Turtles play a vital role in keeping sea ecology, they help coral reef ecosystems to survive by eating algae that live at the reef surface.
For Alwiya, being a fisher is not only about going to the sea and catching fish. To him, a fisher must also understand government policies and regulations that directly affect their work. “Don’t just be an ordinary fisher. But we all must understand about government policies, especially what affect us,” said Alwiya Kalidupa, a fisher…
“If people in Grogos and around Kataloka customary area understand the benefit of protecting the Koon Fish Market, I believe their spirit will increase. They will protect it voluntarily, not only the King tells them so,” says Samsuddin Rumakat or called Imam, the fisher from Grogos island.
It was already 11 PM when he returned home after attending the fisher meeting in the village. Since July last year, Sarno was assigned as the Leader of Tuna Jaya Fisher Association (FA), one of four FAs established for implementing Fair Trade fishery standards.