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Most folks who visit the Mayan Riviera go there for vacation; but if you are in the business of saving fish and fishing communities, Cancun was the place to be last week- not for the beaches, but for the opportunity to attend the World Ocean Summit. This conference attracts policy makers, economists, conservation funders, and technology innovators to engage in a dialogue about ocean challenges, form new collaborations, and make public commitments to improving our oceans.
A few members of our Future of Fish team attended this year's event focused on three streams: sustainable seafood, climate change, and plastics. Running through discussions on all these topics were two themes: transparency and accountability.