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Marine Stewardship Council side event at the 2WSFC

MSC will be hosting a side event titled  “MSC certification as a marketing and conservation tool for small scale fisheries”. The aim of this event is to introduce the MSC standard for sustainable fishing and assessment process, and its relevance for developing world, small-scale fisheries as well as highlight the benefits gained by the small-scale fisheries currently engaged in the MSC program.

This event will take place on Sunday 21st of September 2014 at the Hyatt Regency Merida, from 15.30 –17.30. To register and learn more about the event, click here.  Registration will close on the 20th of August.


fisher and gillnet

Silent auction

There will be a silent auction organized during the congress. Funds raised through the auction will be used for future scholarships and put towards travel grants for supporting students in attending congresses.  For more information about the auction and on how to donate contact 2wsfc@mun.ca.


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SEPTEMBER 1, 2014: deadline for extended abstracts

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