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Investigate the multifaceted impact of climate change on the fishing industry and its broader implications for food systems in Boston

Dive into the economic and social ramifications of changing fishing yields due to climate variations, understanding how it affects local communities, and exploring adaptive and sustainable practices within the industry

Examine the intersectionality between climate change, food production, and socio-economic factors, underscoring the importance of sustainable practices in preserving both the environment and livelihoods

Engage with and learn from local organizations that are working towards sustainable fishing, advocating for policy changes, and providing support to communities impacted by the changes in the fishing industry

Netting Sustainability: Exploring the Impact of Climate Change on Boston's Fishing Industry and Food Systems
  • Site Topic: Fishing Industry and Food Systems

  • Site Leaders: Joyce Lin & Sondia Luong

  • Location: Boston, MA

  • Cost: ~$200 per participant (scholarships available)

  • Dates: TBD (during spring break)

  • Planning to take: 10 participants

  • Potential Community Partners: 

    • Massachusetts Food System Collaborative

    • The Nature Conservancy

    • Project Bread

    • Trust for Public Land

    • Victory Programs

    • The Food Project

    • The Greater Boston Food Bank

    • Eating With the Ecosystem


    • Boston Area Gleaners

  • Transportation: Flights, public transportation (Linkpass)

  • Housing: Church housing

​​*Logistics are tentative and subject to change. 

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