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Regulate harvesting and end overfishing, illegal, and unregulated fishing and Implement science-based management plans to restore fish stocks in the shortest time feasible.

Could this be your career mission?

Below are employers you could work for, occupations they employ, and education and training programs to prepare you to achieve this target.
Job Candidate
  1. Local Fishermen's Associations: Represent the interests of local fishermen and work to promote sustainable fishing practices within their communities.

  2. Community-supported Fisheries: Connect local fishermen directly with consumers, fostering relationships that prioritize sustainable, locally sourced seafood.

  3. Coastal Conservation Groups: Engage in projects and initiatives aimed at protecting marine ecosystems, including efforts to promote sustainable fishing practices.

  4. Marine Stewardship Council Partnerships: May partner with the MSC, a global certification and ecolabel program, to promote sustainable seafood choices and support fisheries with MSC certification.

  5. Environmental NGOs with Fisheries Initiatives: Work on fisheries-related projects, advocating for sustainable practices and  raising awareness about overfishing.

  6. Local Seafood Markets and Co-ops: Prioritize sustainable sourcing and promote responsible fishing practices within a community.

  7. Educational Initiatives on Sustainable Fishing: Conduct programs to raise awareness about sustainable fishing practices, targeting both fishermen and the wider community.

  8. Inshore Fisheries Conservation Authorities: Manage and regulate local fisheries for sustainability.

  9. Recreational Fishing Clubs with Sustainability Focus: Prioritize conservation and sustainable practices and promote responsible fishing.

  10. Community-based Fisheries Management Groups: Collaborate with local stakeholders to develop and implement sustainable fishing strategies.

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