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Mariëlle Klein Lankhorst
I'm passionate about food and the ocean. With my marine blue car, I'm travelling along Europe’s coastline portraiting small scale fishers & enjoying my passions
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Mariëlle Klein Lankhorst Dec 31
Last day of the year, last story of : ''We respect the sea if we catch and eat the right fish in the right season.’’ I fell in love with this poster which markets ‘’blue fish’’, it promotes its qualities of health and taste <3
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Mariëlle Klein Lankhorst Dec 29
"The people that wanted to fish built houses near the sea so they could watch and protect their boat. That is why there are so many small houses here. If we don’t explain this, you cannot understand the village.’’ More stories?
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Mariëlle Klein Lankhorst Dec 27
Antonella & Giusy can realize more now that they formed a union: ‘’Together with a marine biologist we explained that Felucca is very different from practices of other big boats. Since this year there is one article in our law realized especially for us.’’
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Mariëlle Klein Lankhorst Dec 26
Antonella & Giusy lead the group: ‘’It was difficult for the fishermen to choose a leader I think, because they are male. Now we are the leader and that solved the problem.’’ More?
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Mariëlle Klein Lankhorst Dec 22
"We are working hard to start a school in which young adults can learn the theory of fishing in winter and join the fishers in summer. This with the aim to preserve the local economy and fishing traditions.‘’ Full story @
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Mariëlle Klein Lankhorst Dec 20
"If we lose our traditions we come to be no-one, we’ll be nothing. We work hard to realize something here so young people can choose to stay.’’ Sicily, Dec'18. Full story & more >
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Mariëlle Klein Lankhorst Dec 18
"We put together two traditions of this village: cooking and fishing. We are renewing the house of our grandfather so families can spend the night, they then join us on the boat and take park in a cooking workshop. Our income tourism/fishing is 50/50." >
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Mariëlle Klein Lankhorst Dec 17
"Our grandfather was a great fisherman of this little marine village. When he came to have a great age, we decided to follow his footsteps. We learned the job from him and we created a new diversification: taking tourists on board." Full story @
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Mariëlle Klein Lankhorst Dec 17
"Our grandfather was a great fisherman of this little marine village. When he came to have a great age, we decided to follow his footsteps. We learned the job from him and we created a new diversification: taking tourists on board." Full story @
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Mariëlle Klein Lankhorst Nov 6
"The fact that we’re continuing our profession is much related to this international network, to the responsibility that we feel towards one another to remain standing. We make the agreement that we will fight for it, that we will persist!’’ Full story:
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Mariëlle Klein Lankhorst Nov 5
Unilever’s irrelevance to Barbara: ‘’Change shouldn’t come from them, I mean, in the end, those organizations are only interested in things that generate money. In my life Unilever is not relevant. We have to find our space outside of it, to do things which are valuable to us.’’
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Mariëlle Klein Lankhorst Nov 3
Barbara fears 'game over': ''You know those computer games where you have to fight ghosts then you miss one and you die? That’s how we feel. We know, one day we won’t be able to withstand the problems, then it’s done, we’re ‘game over’.'' Full story?
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Mariëlle Klein Lankhorst Oct 14
Wageningen University offered me, as MSc alumni, a space to talk about my project. Curious? Read:
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Mariëlle Klein Lankhorst Oct 10
Javier Costa Garcia, fisher and head of the fishing guild of Cangas, Galicia, is in Brussels to fight for alternative policies for the small-scale fisheries sector. He argues that current policies are only suitable to the industrial fishing sector.
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Rolf Groeneveld Oct 4
MAM student Elsje Duimel presenting 's project at !
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Mariëlle Klein Lankhorst Oct 3
My friend Elsje offered me to give a poster presentation at the Noordzeedagen, a conference about the North Sea. The word "fishing" was absent from the conference's agenda. That's why I called the poster "De vergeten vissers", the fishers who are forgotten.
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Mariëlle Klein Lankhorst Oct 1
‘’In 2012 we collected 47 000 trash items. Scientists analyse litter data and write reports. When we talk to the government about our sector we speak from the heart. Now that we have reports which support our sentiment, our opinion is more valued.’’ More@
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Mariëlle Klein Lankhorst Sep 21
My first expo! Madre, Slow Fish discussion room, Turin. Come pay a visit and I'll tell more stories about Europe's small-scale fishers <3
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Mariëlle Klein Lankhorst Sep 13
''The EU should be careful about what they’re funding. They don’t take care of local communities. We put a lot of effort in maintaining our traditions, but we’re being forced into additional livelihood activities.’’ Full story @
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Mariëlle Klein Lankhorst Sep 11
I'm sorry. It's such a big loss...
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