Penghu – Taiwan

Explore Penghu's Nasca Lines - Guardians of Stone Weirs.

The stone weirs in Penghu’s Jibei Island were once an important fishing method for the ancient people, utilizing the principles of tidal ebb and flow and fish migration to capture abundant seafood from the ocean. However, with technological advancements, stone weirs have ceased to be the primary fishing method for fishermen, leading to their gradual decline. In order to preserve this cultural heritage, we have established environmental education facilities, organized promotional activities during the stone weir season, and engaged in the preservation and application of stone weir cultural skills and traditions. Through these efforts, we aim to achieve cultural preservation while also integrating various community groups to promote sustainable local economies.

Keywords: collaboration ; landscape; fishing community; cultural preservation, education

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