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United Nations Environment Program — Fighting Plastic in the Oceans

UN Environment and Think Beyond Plastic are sponsoring a worldwide innovation challenge for university students to fight the increasing problem of plastic in oceans. The winners in each of four categories of the competition will attend the Sixth International Marine Debris Conference in California (March 2018), and will receive free mentorship to help them develop […]

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European Commission — Mediterranean Cross-Border Cooperation

The EC announces the first call for proposals of the ENI CBC “Mediterranean Sea Basin Programme 2014-2020″. The program aims to promote business and entrepreneurship (including in agriculture), and to promote coordination of efforts for environmental protection and climate change adaptation and mitigation. Project partnerships should be composed of a minimum of three eligible countries, […]

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U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration — International Coral Reef Conservation 2018-2019

NOAA administers the Coral Reef Conservation Program to protect coral reefs in the USA and internationally. NOAA currently invites applications for the international program, with priority for the Wider Caribbean; Southeast Asia and South Pacific; and Micronesia. NOAA offers funding from US$75 thousand to US$300 thousand per year for projects of up to two years. […]

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International Coral Reef Initiative & UN Environment — Grants for Management of Coral Reefs 2017

The ICRI and UN Environmental Grants Programme invite concept notes for projects on sustainable management of coral reefs. Grants up to US$60 thousand will be awarded to projects aimed at contributing to the implementation of the ICRI plan of action and at protecting and preserving coral reefs and/or related ecosystems. The particular emphasis is building […]

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Millennium Campus Network — Millennium Oceans Prize

The Millennium Oceans Prize encourages activism, social entrepreneurship, and research to champion advocacy and leadership for the oceans, freshwater systems, sustainable fishing, and marine conservation. Initiatives in sustainable fisheries will receive special consideration. Applicants for the Prize are college or undergraduate university students, ages 18 to 30, anywhere in the world. The winning competitor will […]

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European Commission — Support for Fisheries in Albania

The EC announces funding to assist Albania to develop the capacity of its fishery administration to design, implement, enforce, and monitor the relevant policy measures and regulations.  Besides support to the fishery administration, the action includes the design and implementation of an investment grant scheme to the fishing fleet to improve its efficiency.  Eligibility for […]

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Earth Journalism Network — Reporting on Fishing in West Africa

The Earth Journalism Network announces grants for news stories about fisheries in West Africa. Subject areas may include the impact of over-fishing and IUU fishing on coastal communities; the use of destructive fishing practices, by-catch, and fish aggregating devices; initiatives in community-led fisheries management; poverty reduction and food security through sustainable fisheries; and the challenges […]

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African Union Commission — Earth Observation Data for Sustainable Development

The African Union Commission (AUC), in partnership with the European Union, will make grants to expand the practical use of Earth Observation (EO) data and services for policymakers, scientists, businesses, and the public across Africa. Grants will be awarded in two categories: (i) water and natural resources; and (ii) marine and coastal areas services. The […]

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Center for Science and Technology of the Non-Aligned and Other Developing Countries — Tropical Coastal Marine Research

The Center for Science and Technology of the Non-Aligned and Other Developing Countries (NAM S&T Center) will fund up to five fellowships for researchers from developing countries to work with senior researchers and faculty members at the Leibniz Center for Tropical Marine Ecology (ZMT) in Germany. Fellowships are for up to three months. Travel costs […]

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U.S. Department of State — Environmental Funding for Pacific Islands

The U.S. Department of State announces environmental awards up to US$25 thousand to support local and regional small-scale environmental projects in eligible countries of the Pacific Islands region. Subject areas are agriculture and fisheries; sustainable economic development; adaptation to changing environmental conditions, e.g., coastal management; waste management, including marine litter; air quality; biodiversity and healthy […]

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