MSC Announces £650,000 in Grants for Fishery Observer Safety and Bycatch Improvement Projects
The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) announced 20 fisheries and research projects will receive up to £60,000 through its Ocean Stewardship Fund, a fund dedicated to sustainable fishing across the globe.
The awards include grants to the RSPB (Royal Society for the Protection of Birds), WWF India and the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) as well as to fisheries in the Americas, Europe, Asia and Australia, the MSC said. A quarter of the funding will focus on Global South fisheries.
In 2021, a special focus will be focused on fishery observer safety. The MSC highlighted a grant which will help support Saltwater Inc...
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