Our ocean ecosystem is collapsing
Seaweed and small-scale fishers are the solution
Business as usual is not an option. A rapid increase in restorative seaweed farming is needed to drive ocean and climate restoration. There are 22 million small-scale fishers that can drive this change…
Our vision is to empower 22 million small-scale fishers to deliver thriving coastal communities and a healthy ocean
Coast 4C (previously Net-Works) is a multi-award winning social enterprise with 8 years of experience behind us and a growing network of 32 partner communities. Take a look at one of our solutions for tackling marine plastic pollution that causes ghost fishing and how we work with responsible global markets to benefit people, planet and profit…
Video courtesy of Net-Works/Interface, 2013
Recognition & Research
Here is a selection of awards and articles. For a more detailed list of awards and articles please see our old Net-Works site here
of discarded fishing net diverted from the ocean and regenerated into high value carpet tiles, reducing ghost fishing
of the ocean protected in seven community-based marine protected areas that are 50 times the national average size
with gender equitable financial inclusion through 86 community banks in 32 villages
seaweed farming families
trained in ecological seaweed farming techniques and supplying Coast 4C
of no-take ‘replenishment’ zones in seven iMPAs, more than 20 times the national average size.
of suitable habitat for ecological seaweed farming zoned within seven iMPAs: enough for 1,368 family farms
There is so much more to achieve. Find out how and join us today.