Linha D’Água Call for Proposal: Conservation of Sharks and Rays

In line with the key themes in the implementation of the National Action Plan (PAN), during the 9th SBEEL Meeting Instituto Linha D’Água launched its first call for proposal: Conservation of Sharks and Rays, oriented to proposals for the 5th specific goal of the action plan – Awareness of fishermen and society about the importance of elasmobranchs and their conservation for the integrity of marine ecosystems. The call for proposal involved the total amount of R$200,000. A total of 23 proposals were received. Four were selected receiving the maximum amount of R$50,000. The result of the call for proposal was announced on September 9, 2016.