NEW- Global Fund for Marine Mammal Bycatch Solutions
The Anderson Cabot Center for Ocean Life at the New England Aquarium, in collaboration with the Global Bycatch Exchange and the National Marine Fisheries Service Office of International Affairs and Seafood Inspection, is pleased to announce the availability of funding to support capacity building in developing countries for reducing marine mammal bycatch. See attached document for information on how to apply.
The Bycatch Consortium, along with the Anderson Cabot Center for Ocean Life at the New England Aquarium, is seeking proposals to develop a 3/8” diameter endline with 1700lb virgin breaking strength that is comparable to those currently used in northwest Atlantic lobster pot fisheries. See complete information here: Whale-release rope