The Seafood Commons (SFC) will implement the foundation for a Purpose-Driven seafood industry - an open-source, self-governing system for integrated accountability, traceability, trust, and regeneration for the distribution of seafood worldwide.
The SFC project is based on an understanding of “the commons” as a place of engagement. Through SFC stakeholders will manage and govern according to agreed values and principles toward outcomes defined by efficiency, economy, equity, and justice. Our comprehensive approach is healing the tragedy of the commons.
We share knowledge about seafood; sustainable business, and our environment; we promote advancement in seafood research, development, education, and standards that will lead to a professionally accredited industry.
We will be pursuing a policy of enhancing environmental justice and human rights given the extensive inequity in living and working conditions across the world.
The seafood industry contributes US$230 billion to the global economy, creating jobs that support 8% of the world’s population. One billion people rely on fish as their primary source of protein. The ocean provides more than half of our oxygen. Healthy fish populations keep the ocean healthy. The American Association for the Advancement of Science published a four-year study in November 2006, which predicted that at prevailing trends, the world would run out of wild-caught seafood in 2048. The scientists stated that the decline was a result of overfishing, pollution and other environmental factors that are reducing the population of fisheries at the same time as their ecosystems were being annihilated.
We are undergoing a technological and social transformation unparalleled since the invention of the printing press in the year 1440. New communications technologies are now creating the Internet of Money, the Internet of Logistics, the Internet of Energy, and the Internet of Things and devices. All integrated into an intelligent global system. Informed by an Integrative and Integral approach we view this emerging technology as an evolutionary aspect of human civilization. While the technical systems may be viewed as complex machines when human interaction is included we start to see the Internet of Everything (IoE), a collaborative global “brain” and nervous system that has the potential to positively transform society and its relationship to the physical world.
Coherence.software is an Information Innovation Consultancy strategically positioned between marketing, technology, and community networks. We follow a unified approach to maximize the greater return on investment, trust, and value offered by an open and interoperable approach to our software development.
We define and realize the value and transformative potential of Open Technology Ecosystems©. Purpose Driven Ledger™, Multistaker Holder Framework™, and Open Technology Ecosystem™ are frameworks by coherence.software.
Coherence.software LLC, founder of the Seafood Commons, and developer of the Open Technology Ecosystem© is proud to be working with The World Ocean Observatory as our non-profit fiscal development partner on this transformative program.
The W2O is the leading organization advocating for the health and sustainability of the ocean through an accessible worldwide network of communication. Through education, partnership, information exchange, public connection, and relentless communications, W2O is committed to building an expansive global community of Citizens of the Ocean to promote and conserve marine resources for the future of all mankind.
Harvey Newman is a member of the New York City Association for Conflict Resolution and facilitates "Practicing Consciousness for the Rest of Your Life" for Dorot's University Without Walls. Harvey is Chairperson Emeritus World AWAKE formerly A World Alliance of Interfaith Clergy. Harvey is a member of Committee for Spiritual Values and Global Concerns (CSVGC), United Nations NGO
Founder and Director of the World Ocean Observatory, a place of exchange for information and education about the ocean “an integrated, global, social system,” transcending conventional emphasis on species and habitat to relate the ocean to such issues as climate, fresh water, food, energy, trade, transportation, public health, international finance, policy and governance, economic development, mega-cities, and coastal culture.
Frank routinely provides strategic and business counsel to a wide net of clients whose interests intersect with the U.S. Congress, federal agencies, foreign governments, and international regulatory organizations. Formerly, Frank served as chief strategist for the National Fisheries Institute (NFI), the leading trade association representing the U.S. seafood community both domestically and internationally.
Co-created Green Economy Think Tank in 2008 with my partners to convene leaders across the world to catalyze ideas into action to grow the living economy through forums, salons, events, andand conferences.
Greg is a Comprehensive Wealth Management Advisor, Consultant, and Regenerative Economist.
The Democracy.Earth Foundation is developing free open source software for decision making (voting) based on incorruptible blockchain, which can be used both in large and smaller institutions, from the most local involving two people to the most global involving all of us.
Size of Global Seafood Industry
Of Aquaculture Comes from Asia
Of Earth is Ocean Covered
Predicted End of Wild-caught Industry
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