With thoughtful and responsible use, Design Thinking can substantially contribute to more effective, equitable, and ethical conservation practices.
At the Myanmar Coastal Conservation Lab (MCCL) at Point B Design + Training, we’ve developed a thoughtful, remarkably effective training program to build research and conservation skills and knowledge and to cultivate the passion that many youths have for environmental work. We designed this as part of the Gulf of Mottama Project’s (GoMP) Conservation and…
Written in April – some thoughts and quick information search on what the pandemic actually means for the environment, beyond thoughtless “nature is healing” memes. Posted in the Age of Awareness publication on Medium.
About our journey – from an unexpected revelation in India, to poking around fishing villages, to finally seeing the animals with our own eyes – to start a research program on the marine mammals in the Gulf of Mottama. Posted on Medium.
Bycatch is a serious threat to marine megafauna around the world; reducing it requires changes in how people fish, posing a highly challenging situation where conservation might threaten human well-being.
We love to gripe about these dolphins, but we also just love them. My views of conservation have been heavily influenced by my experience following these “generally irritating” animals, interviewing the fishers who live alongside them, and working with some of the most dedicated and bright conservation minds in the world. Posted on Medium