Sustainable Fisheries

New management tools for coastal fisheries in Portugal.

Our goal

Evaluate the possibility of implementing new management methods that contribute to an increasing sustainability of coastal fisheries in Portugal, promoting an increasing income for fishermen and at the same time preserving the resources.

Initiative status
Stage 2 : Started
Initiative keywords
  • Biodiversity
  • Fisheries
  • Species
  • Sustainable
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Coastal fisheries in Portugal and in other countries.

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October 7, 2017
Oceano Azul Foundation presents three commitments for ocean conservation Oceano Azul Foundation presents three commitments for ocean conservation   José Soares dos Santos, President of the Oceano Azul Foundation, was one of the speakers at the Our Ocean conference, held on October 5-6 in Malta. Organized since 2014 by John Kerry, as Vice-President of the United States of America, and this year hosted by [...]
September 15, 2017
Experts discuss the state of the ocean at the Oceanário de Lisboa

14 and 15 September
Organized by the United Nations Secretariat, the initiative has the support of the Portuguese Government and a partnership with Oceano Azul Foundation. The goal is to promote a debate that feeds the scientific work of elaborating the second “World Ocean Assessment”.

September 11, 2017
“Seabed is the main destination for plastics going into the ocean”

Interview to Christopher K. Pham
Christopher K. Pham, researcher at the Institute of Marine Research and at Universidade dos Açores, explains the problematic of marine litter on the seabed and the reason why he associated with the campaign “If it doesn’t go in the bin it goes in the sea.”


Global losses caused by plastic in the oceans today (euros)