New technology to improve the sustainability of the fishing industry Award winning start-up, SafetyNet Technologies, is seeking to revolutionize the fishing industry with a technology that uses lights to attract and repel fish, reducing by-catch. The equipment fits easily onto any fishing net, with ten to 20 lights required. The colour of light is controlled […]

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Sign up for the Catchment Based Approach information. Defra Minister Therese Coffey announces £6.3 million for rivers at the WaterLIFE Conference http://waterlife.org.uk/2017/03/defra-minister-announces-6-3-million-investment-rivers-wwf-event/ Funding is available based on the scale a catchment partnership operates at.  This remains unchanged from 2016/17 as follows: a full catchment scale partnerships can apply for up to £15,000, a sub-catchments scale […]

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  Marine Conservation Grants – Applications Invited   If you are planning a marine conservation project, you may be eligible to apply for a grant from Sea-Changers. We give a number of small grants (generally under £1,000) and tend to support grass roots and community based projects. The latest round of applications is currently open, […]

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DCLG ‘Coastal Communities Fund and Economic development in coastal and seaside areas A further 28 new Coastal Community Teams will be set up across the country. Coastal Communities Minister Andrew Percy today (20 January 2017) gave seaside areas a cash boost and urged an army of activists to help revitalise our Great British coast. Mr Percy announced […]

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