Our actions

Promote
PROMOTE
Sustainable
Fishing
Down
Engage
ENGAGE
Mediterranean
community
Down
Improve
improve
legal & policy
framework
Down
Valorise
valorise
sustainable
sea food
Down
Foster
foster
financial
transition
Down

We are engaged to mitigate the impact of fisheries on biodiversity, protect key sensitive areas and promote sustainable fishing practices. We are united to collect data on bycatch and depredation and to facilitate ongoing engagement and collaboration with cooperative fishers.

We promote a co-management approach at the regional level through communication, experience sharing, networking and capacity building by and for coastal communities.

We mobilize and advocate to scaling up successful local solutions, accelerate the implementation of current legislation, influence European and Mediterranean policies, and develop a stronger biodiversity framework for the Mediterranean.

We foster a shift towards sustainable practices for Mediterranean fisheries via the implementation of certification, labelling process and the accessibility of sustainable seafood alternatives for consumers.

We ensure long-term financial sustainability, essential for effective MPA management. We create new mechanisms to guarantee the financial sustainability of fishermen that shift to sustainable fisheries practices.

Projects

Balearics

Balearics

Restoring Balearic marine ecosystems

Learn more
Blue Incubator

Blue Incubator

Leveraging marine conservation through entrepreneurship.

Learn more
Co-managed MPA / No-take Zones

Co-managed MPA / No-take Zones

Scaling up co-managed and financially sustainable AMP NTZ

Learn more
Conservation of Marine Turtles in the Mediterranean Region

Conservation of Marine Turtles in the Mediterranean Region

Enhancing the protection & conservation of Marine Turtles in the Mediterranean region.

Learn more
MedKey Habitats

MedKey Habitats

Inventories of marine key habitats of conservation interest

Learn more
SafeSharks

SafeSharks

Reducing incidental catches and consumption of sharks

Learn more
Species Knowledge

Species Knowledge

Filling key knowledge gaps for vulnerable species.

Learn more
Sustainable small-scale fisheries

Sustainable small-scale fisheries

Sustainable Small-scale Fisheries pre-financing facilities

Learn more
The Kuriat project

The Kuriat project

Supporting the management of the marine and coastal protected area of the Kuriat Islands

Learn more