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Stormy Skies

Marine Conservation organizations in Europe, Africa and the Middle East

marinecultures.org

Switzerland, Tanzania

Region Active

Africa, Europe

Non-profit

Activity

Description

Sustainable fishing, Marine conservation awareness and education, Marine protected areas, Coral reefs restoration, Sea sponges

marinecultures.org initiates small-scale conservation projects, by supporting people on the coast of Zanzibar in the development of ecological aquaculture. Together with local communities and authorities they carry out activities to protect and restore marine ecosystems. The activities include: Growing natural sponges, Protecting and restoring coral reefs, Conserving fish stocks to combat overfishing and destructive fishing practices in order to create a sustainable use of marine resources. This includes closed seasons for octopus and no-fishing zones (marine protected areas).

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