Protecting California’s Coastal Waters through Collaboration and Traditional Ecological Knowledge

The Tribal Marine Stewards Network (TMSN) is a crucial player in protecting California’s coastal waters and marine resources. Comprising indigenous communities from across the state. TMSN has been instrumental in advancing tribal sovereignty and incorporating traditional ecological knowledge in marine conservation efforts.

Recently, TMSN’s work was highlighted in a news article published in the Mercury. The article details TMSN’s efforts to protect and restore marine ecosystems in California by integrating indigenous knowledge and Western science. The article also highlights the importance of collaboration and mutual respect between different stakeholders in marine conservation efforts.

Overall, the article showcases the critical role that the TMSN plays in protecting California’s coastal waters and marine resources and highlights the importance of working in partnership with indigenous communities to create more sustainable and equitable marine conservation policies.

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