Reclaim the Sea

Coming together demanding environmental and social justice with a global movement to reclaim our oceans and coastlines

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Open Democracy Archive

  • Ocean grabbing: a new wave of twenty first century enclosures


    Published in Open Democracy on the 17th October 2014. By┬áNick Buxton, Carsten Pedersen and Mads Christian Barbesgaard Not only are the small-scale fisher communities best placed to ensure food sovereignty, but they are also the starting point for any serious transition towards an ecologically and socially just food regime. We […]

  • Privatising the common fisheries policy


    By Liza Griffin, 4 October 2012, Open Democracy This vital matter of public concern, with far-reaching ramifications for our relationship to nature should be subject to greater democratic debate. Fish are a matter of public concern. Stories concerning rebellious fishers protesting against draconian EU regulation often fill the pages of […]