FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

Environment

  • MPAs: under fishers' surveillance

    12/02/2021
    - Good Practice Project
    Com o apoio do GAL PESCA, os pescadores locais estão a ajudar a aplicar medidas de proteção e a parar a pesca furtiva na reserva marinha de pesca mais antiga da região, Cabo de Palos. O aumento da proteção tem favorecido um aumento das espécies endémicas.
  • Freeing maritime areas from poaching

    27/01/2021
    - Good Practice Short Story
    Through cooperation between the island government and the FLAG, the fishing sector in la Gomera has been involved in the study, location and design of a protocol for the removal of traps used for illegal fishing.
  • Mobile App for reporting catch data

    18/01/2021
    - Good Practice Project
    O GAL Pesca da Finlândia Oriental apoiou a criação de uma aplicação móvel para os pescadores finlandeses do interior poderem registrar as suas capturas. Desenvolvida por uma Universidade de Ciências Aplicadas e introduzida em maio de 2020, a ferramenta permite melhorar a recolha de dados sobre as capturas e a rastreabilidade ao longo da cadeia de valor das pescas.
  • FLAG Support to Algae Production

    06/01/2021
    - Publication
    This study provides quantitative and qualitative information on algae-related projects funded by the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) through Fisheries Local Action Groups (FLAGs). The findings outline the levels of knowledge and interest amongst FLAGs in working further on algae production in contributing to their areas’ local development. In addition, the study improves the understanding of the challenges and opportunities perceived by FLAGs in the future support of algae-related activities in their areas.
  • Seals and Cormorants in the Baltic: Addressing a common environmental challenge

    28/10/2020
    - Basic page
    A large-scale cooperation project between Baltic FLAGs has increased knowledge on the impact the growing seal and cormorant populations are having on small-scale coastal fisheries in the region. Through this cooperation project, FLAGs have developed solutions for achieving the balanced management of marine resources.
  • Seals and Cormorants in the Baltic: Addressing a common environmental challenge

    13/10/2020
    - Good Practice Project
    A large-scale cooperation project between Baltic FLAGs has increased knowledge on the impact the growing seal and cormorant populations are having on small-scale coastal fisheries in the region. Through this cooperation project, FLAGs have developed solutions for achieving the balanced management of marine resources.
  • Reinstating wetlands and pike spawning grounds on the Stockholm archipelago

    04/09/2020
    - Good Practice Short Story
    To restore natural balance to ecosystems on the Swedish archipelago, the Stockholmsbygd FLAG has supported an initiative aimed at reinstating coastal wetlands in an effort to increase pike stocks. Key predators in the Baltic, pike are essential to maintaining biodiversity and healthy waters in the area.
  • Adapting fishing practices to protect seabirds

    06/07/2020
    - Good Practice Project
    No âmbito do projeto MedAves Pesca, o Gal-Pesca Oeste associou-se à ONG portuguesa SPEA para facilitar uma melhor comunicação e interação com o setor das pescas. Este projeto conjunto visou essencialmente a adaptação das práticas de pesca para evitar a morte de aves marinhas no contexto da atividade piscatória na zona das ilhas Berlengas.
  • An app to promote waste collection and sport

    15/06/2020
    - Good Practice Project
    In an effort to support marine conservation and tackle marine litter, a fisherman and his two sisters in Catalonia (Spain) developed an app and launched a campaign to promote waste collection, while practicing group sports.
  • Creating a network for marine litter management

    10/04/2020
    - Good Practice Short Story
    Four Sardinian FLAGs have linked up with the University of Cagliari to create a waste management system for efficiently dealing with marine litter caught by local fishers.