Satellite tagging stingrays, translocating sea urchins and developing deep-sea cameras are among the 22 projects and fisheries that have been awarded funding by the MSC's Ocean Stewardship Fund (OSF) this year. Over £700,000 has been granted to projects around the world that aim to protect marine biodiversity and accelerate the sustainability of fisheries.
She said: “The ocean is a massive part of our planet, yet it remains understudied and underprotected... this is an excellent opportunity for me to make a difference for both the fishery and marine ecosystems.”
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The UK has signed a new FTA with New Zealand, which could create opportunities for trade of MSC certified seafood between the countries. There are 7 certified species from fisheries in New Zealand, including skipjack and albacore tuna, hake, orange roughy, ling, southern blue whiting and Hoki (the first whitefish fishery to the meet the MSC Standard).