ACS recently conducted a marine conservation assessment in Peru for the David & Lucile Packard Foundation and Fondation Ensemble. Peru's marine environment is unique and globally important from many perspectives. It supports the anchoveta fishery—the world's largest fishery. The Humboldt Large Marine Ecosystem is one of the world's most productive ecosystems—both its complexity and biodiversity are staggering. And Peru's marine environment supports jobs and livelihoods. A recent study estimates that Peru's fisheries sector alone provides over 200,000 jobs, the majority of which are connected to the artisanal fishing sector. We provided the assessment by synthesizing the relevant literature and conducting in-country interviews across all relevant sectors. As part of the work, ACS produced the public report A Marine Conservation Assessment in Peru, which you can download here.

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