Restoring, protecting, and managing our coastal seas.
Fish Forever is a global program to revitalize the world’s coastal fisheries.
Our work empowers coastal communities and their local leaders to protect, restore, and manage the coastal waters and habitats on which we all depend.
Revitalizing our coastal seas and communities
Together with partners, Rare systematically improves how we manage and protect our ocean’s most valuable waters.
Empowering communities to co-manage their fisheries
Fish Forever mobilizes coastal fishing communities, their local leaders and governments to establish community-based management of coastal fisheries.
Fish Forever around the world
Applying the sciences of human behavior and nature
Fish Forever applies insights from biological, behavioral and social sciences to achieve tangible, sustainable, and long-term results for the climate, biodiversity, gender equity, livelihoods, food security and fisheries productivity.
Building climate resilience
Fish Forever works with fishing communities and their local governments to build their social, ecological, and economic resilience to climate change.
Advancing innovative finance
Fish Forever’s innovative finance work empowers coastal fishing communities to capture the benefits from effective coastal fisheries management and build their financial resilience to crises and shocks.
Fish Forever’s global network
Fish Forever is a global network of over 100 staff, 150 local partners, 1,700 coastal communities, 160,000 fishers, over 150 mayors and local government leaders, and dedicated donors and partners working together to guarantee the future of our coastal seas.
The following is a sampling of Fish Forever’s donors and partners (past and present).
Fish Forever Progress Update
Read stories and perspectives from Rare staff and partners on the frontlines of environmental, social, and behavioral change.
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