Creating networks and open innovation along the coastline is key to find ways to support the thrive of local communities and biodiversity, and help us all face local and global challenges like sea level rise and pollution
Seeing places in different ways - sketch of three different types of visitors - The Outdoor type, The cultural Type and the Eating Type
Understandings of the coastline do not need to stop at the surface of the water - Seeing things under the water can create whole new levels of experiences and knowledge
Locals view their places very different from how visitors view the same landscapes - Often we forget these differences
Sometimes local communities find ways to use smartphones, apps and maps to find ways to connect and be together in better ways, that both support interaction, builds trust and protects biodiversity
Illustration of high waves approaching a city - People looking out of windows saying "we are not ready "
Illustration of a community working together to stop their town from being flooded by water - texted and non texted version