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High Tide Program

High Tide Program The High-Water Program, co-financed by the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund, aims to reinforce the sustainability of fishing and aquatic activities in Spain. For this, it has 6 AXES, within which different groups and organizations linked to the fishing sector, can start up innovative projects aimed at reducing by-catches, support the reduction and use of fishing discards, …

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BASEMAN

BASEMAN Establishment of protocols and references for the analysis of microplastics in European waters For more information, see here: http://jpi-oceans.eu/sites/jpi-oceans.eu/files/public/Press%20release/Short%20description%20BASEMAN.pdf And here: http://www.jpi-oceans.eu/ecological-aspects-microplastics

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Planning Derelict Vessel Removal in American Samoa – 2007

Conduct workshop and field inspection to assess and plan for removal of two legacy derelict vessels in American Samoa. Project Abstract The project brought salvage experts from the US Navy and private firms to American Samoa to work with local experts in order to inspect, assess and prepare plans for the removal of two legacy derelict vessels, the F/V Jui …

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Florida Emergency Trap and Debris Removal Plan – 2006

Develop an emergency trap retrieval and debris removal plan in the state of Florida. This facilitates the removal of trap debris and recovery of traps in the Florida Keys following hurricanes. Project Abstract Project was achieved through workshops  with local fisheries groups to utilize existing information on trap use, trap loss and its recovery, and trap debris removal.  The ultimate …

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Conference on Assessing the Global Impact of Marine Debris on Marine Mammals – 2008

NOAA hosts the first global conference on marine mammal protected areas (MPAs), including a combination of invited and competitive presentations on specific issues and topics of concern to the managers of marine mammal MPAs. Project Abstract This conference, held in 2008 and coordinated by NOAA staff from the Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary was built around the overall …