The Lines On the Sand project is simple in its ambition: the creation of an online gallery to encourage, celebrate and share students’ creative work inspired by the beauty, power and vulnerability of our coastline.
As a collective of like-minded ocean dwellers, living our lives on this beautiful island that is so dependent on the sea, Ocean Culture Life realised the importance of sharing our hope for restoring healthy oceans throughout our community. So, we decided to bring World Oceans Day to the forefront in Jersey.
Matt Porteous sets out on a personal journey with girlfriend Mandy Huelin to find out more about Oman and its sustainable fishing practices. One of the only countries in the world to keep their fish resources at a constant, the Sultan of Oman banned trawler fishing and dredging 15-20 years ago. No close-shore commercial fishing is allowed, enabling villagers to catch the fresh higher numbers of fish in local waters.